The average salary for a Project Engineer in United Kingdom is £32,739.
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Job Description for Project Engineer
Project engineers oversee technical staff on engineering projects within their company, ensuring that projects are completed on schedule, within budget and within project specifications. They coordinate efforts among staff and ensure that effective communication exists among the various divisions or staffs involved in projects, as well as ensure resource allocation is effective, efficient and sufficient to complete the project. Project engineers use their expertise as an engineer throughout thei…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Project Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Project Engineer are from the companies Jaguar Land Rover, Doosan Babcock and McLaren Automotive. Reported salaries are highest at Jaguar Land Rover where the average pay is £41,482. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Jacobs Engineering Group Inc and McLaren Automotive, earning around £40,500 and £40,000, respectively. Sonardyne pays the lowest at around £23,958. Doosan Babcock and Schneider Electric Ltd also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £35,670 and £35,755, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills in Project Management and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Project Coordinating and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer
An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £25,747 based on 90 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,967 based on 873 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £35,746 based on 554 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,829 based on 306 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £40,357.
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen earn an average of 33.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (16.6% more) and Coventry, England: West Midlands (11.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (8.5% less), Bristol, England: Bristol (5.0% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (3.7% less).
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