Average Engineering Consultant Salary

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The average salary for an Engineering Consultant is $81,206.
MEDIAN $81,206
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$59k - $142k
$985 - $19k
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$668 - $21k
$0 - $49k
Total Pay
$61k - $227k

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Job Description for Engineering Consultant

Engineering Consultant Tasks
  • Analyze technical problems for clients and develop project plans for how to solve them.
  • Ensure project complies with company and government health, safety, and environmental standards.
  • Conduct research to obtain project data and specifications for carrying out the project.
  • Oversee project design and construction process, including personnel, contracting, and materials.

Popular Employer Salaries for Engineering Consultant

The top respondents for the job title Engineering Consultant are from the companies Azzur Group, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and Herren Associates. Reported salaries are highest at Herren Associates where the average pay is $73,364. Azzur Group pays the lowest at around $66,226.

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Popular Skills for Engineering Consultant

Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Client Interaction.

Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Consultant

An entry-level Engineering Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,788 based on 70 salaries. An early career Engineering Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,361 based on 139 salaries. A mid-career Engineering Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,359 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Engineering Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,713 based on 92 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,859.
Employees with Engineering Consultant in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 29.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (6.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (11.3% less), Boston, Massachusetts (10.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (9.4% less).

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