The average salary for a Project Engineer, Construction is $62,424.
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Job Description for Project Engineer, Construction
Construction projects are typically massive undertakings, and it is the construction project engineer's job to coordinate the construction team to effectively and safely turn blueprints into finished structures. The construction project engineer is responsible for the oversight of most major aspects of construction work, including organizing the acquisition of materials, equipment and workers; planning for costs; managing the project so that it is within budget; executing the actual construction…Read more
Project Engineer, Construction Tasks
- Utilize engineering knowledge for construction project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.
- May be responsible for bid analysis, constructability reviews, and permit processing.
- Coordinate and communicate between various sites and teams; supervise and train construction project staff as needed.
- Plan and organize construction engineering projects from conception to completion.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Project Engineer, Construction
The top respondents for the job title Project Engineer, Construction are from the companies Turner Construction Company, Gilbane and JE Dunn Construction Company. Reported salaries are highest at Gilbane where the average pay is $76,183. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Turner Construction Company and Performance Contracting Group, Inc., earning around $72,129 and $68,636, respectively. Gaylor Group Inc. pays the lowest at around $41,628. CDM Smith and JE Dunn Construction Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $61,430 and $63,323, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Construction
Skills in Project Management, Construction Estimating and Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer, Construction
An entry-level Project Engineer, Construction with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,884 based on 164 salaries. An early career Project Engineer, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,694 based on 798 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,956 based on 278 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,086 based on 139 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,323.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Engineer, Construction in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.8% more) and San Jose, California (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.0% less).
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