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Average Project Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£33,037
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,811
Bonus
£150
Commission
£1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Project Engineer in United Kingdom is £33,037.
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£24k
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£33k
90%
£48k
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£24k - £48k
Bonus
£256 - £5k
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£195 - £7k
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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 GlaxoSmithKline. Reported salaries are highest at EDF Energy where the average pay is £54,281. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Network Rail and Jaguar Land Rover, earning around £43,718 and £41,929, respectively. Doosan Babcock pays the lowest at around £34,941. Wood Group and GlaxoSmithKline also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £36,055 and £37,129, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Project Engineers?

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Project Coordinating and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineers?

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 £26,108 based on 96 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,230 based on 802 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £36,428 based on 510 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,134 based on 273 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £42,934.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen earn an average of 28.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (15.6% more) and Coventry, England: West Midlands (14.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sheffield, England: South Yorkshire (16.8% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (9.7% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,801 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
44.5%
Mid Career
28.3%
Experienced
15.2%
Late Career
6.7%

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