Average Project Administrator, Engineering Salary

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The average salary for a Project Administrator, Engineering is $51,145.
MEDIAN $51,145
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$39k - $75k
$499 - $5k
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$450 - $2k
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$37k - $70k

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Job Description for Project Administrator, Engineering

Project Administrator, Engineering Tasks
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
  • Recruit employees, assign, direct, and evaluate their work, and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.
  • Provide technical leadership for complex or unique assignments.
  • Direct, review, and approve product design and changes.
  • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Project Administrator, Engineering

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

Pay by Experience Level for Project Administrator, Engineering

An entry-level Project Administrator, Engineering with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,142 based on 20 salaries. An early career Project Administrator, Engineering with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,603 based on 191 salaries. A mid-career Project Administrator, Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,464 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Project Administrator, Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,306 based on 99 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,143.
Employees with Project Administrator, Engineering in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 29.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.3% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (12.0% less) and Portland, Oregon (2.2% less).

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