What am I worth?
What your skills are worth in the market is constantly changing.
Get your pay report
How should I pay?
When you get pay right, you attract and retain the best talent.
Price a job

Average Senior Project Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£45,321
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,956
Bonus
£1,000
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Senior Project Engineer in United Kingdom is £45,321.
10%
£34k
MEDIAN
£45k
90%
£62k
Is Senior Project Engineer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Salary
£34k - £62k
Bonus
£868 - £6k
Profit Sharing
£225 - £6k
Total Pay
£34k - £67k
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Senior Project Engineers Do?

Senior Project Engineer Tasks
  • Interpret specifications and project plans to organize, estimate, and schedule project efforts.
  • Document and analyze project needs, goals, and objectives.
  • Track budget and schedule, making adjustments to reach goals.
  • Liaise with all relevant staff, contractors, suppliers, and others to coordinate work.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Project Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Senior Project Engineer are from the companies Subsea 7, BAE Systems Inc. and John Zink. Reported salaries are highest at Subsea 7 where the average pay is £55,253. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wood Group, earning around £47,500. BAE Systems Inc. pays the lowest at around £41,905. John Zink also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £45,324.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Senior Project Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Senior Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Senior Project Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Senior Project Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Engineers?

An early career Senior Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £36,672 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Senior Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £44,324 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £49,786 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £49,653.
Employees with Senior Project Engineer in their job title in Aberdeen, Scotland: Aberdeen earn an average of 31.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (14.0% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (21.8% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (9.2% less) and Milton Keynes, England: Buckinghamshire (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 270 survey responses.
Early Career
12.2%
Mid Career
40.4%
Experienced
31.1%
Late Career
16.3%

Related Job Salaries