$51,201
Avg. Salary
$21.74
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,730

Bonus

$1,474

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Project Administrator, Engineering is $21.74 per hour.

The average pay for a Project Administrator, Engineering is $51,201 per year.

$16.34
10%
$21.74
50%
$29.65
90%
MEDIAN $21.74
$37k
10%
$51k
50%
$76k
90%
MEDIAN $51,201
$36,710 - $76,363
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$76K
MEDIAN: $51,201
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90%

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$16.34 - $29.65
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$0$76K
Salary $36,710 - $76,363
Bonus $491 - $5,022
Profit Sharing $255 - $6,185
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,360 - $70,723
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 271
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $16.34 - $29.65
Overtime $23.44 - $44.80
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $491 - $5,022
Profit Sharing $255 - $6,185
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,360 - $70,723
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 214

Job Description for Project Administrator, Engineering

Engineering project administrators are responsible for overseeing the many different phases of their projects to ensure the projects' timely completion. They must be able to track/monitor their projects' progress, create reports, and present findings to their managers. They must also be able to analyze data from their projects and be able to provide insight and guidance when needed about said projects. They usually also monitor projects' budgets and coordinate frequently with various departments within their organization. Engineering project administrators will often manage purchase orders, and will frequently work with vendors to obtain quotes and source materials. They can also be required to ensure that necessary contracts are in place for a given project.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Project Administrator, Engineering


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Though it's uncommon, some Engineering Project Administrators move into roles as Construction Project Managers, where pay is an average $70K per year.

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Popular Skills for Project Administrator, Engineering


Engineering Project Administrators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Office Administration, Financial Reporting, Scheduling, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 18 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Project. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office and Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Administrator, Engineering

Pay by Experience for a Project Administrator, Engineering has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Administrator, Engineering with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 146 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Administrator, Engineering with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Project Administrator, Engineering which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 66 salaries. A Project Administrator, Engineering with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

8%

-16%

National Average: $49,588

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Engineering Project Administrators, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Engineering Project Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+27 percent), Houston (+13 percent), Seattle (+13 percent), and San Diego (+10 percent). With compensation 16 percent below the national average, Jacksonville is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Atlanta and Columbus (15 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

Project Administrator, Engineering Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Project Administrator, Engineering?

Project Administrator, Engineering in Oakland, California:
"Ok."
Pros: can commute to work
Cons: parking

Project Administrator, Engineering in Minneapolis:
"Tax and Construction Knowledge."
To be more knowledgeable in tax laws in each state. To be more familiar with the construction world and terminology.

Project Administrator, Engineering in Pomona:
"Know the trade."
If entering into a specialty trade do some research and learn about it.

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Key Stats for Project Administrator, Engineering

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Project Administrator, Engineering Salaries

▲11%

▲4%

▼0%

National Average
$50,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Project Administrator, Engineering Salaries

Office Administration
▲12%

Financial Reporting
▲8%

Scheduling
▲1%

National Average
$50,000




Microsoft Excel
▼5%



Microsoft Project
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%