Average Project Engineer, Construction with Project Management Skills Salary

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The average salary for a Project Engineer, Construction with Project Management skills is $64,579.
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$49k - $86k
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$592 - $7k
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$46k - $89k

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Job Description for Project Engineer, Construction

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Project Engineer, Construction

The top respondents for the job title Project Engineer, Construction are from the companies CDM Smith, Gilbane and JE Dunn Construction Company. Reported salaries are highest at Turner Construction Company where the average pay is $82,713. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Gilbane, earning around $77,182. CDM Smith pays the lowest at around $61,430. JE Dunn Construction Company also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $64,445.

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Construction

Skills in Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Construction Estimating, 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 $58,285 based on 54 salaries. An early career Project Engineer, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,541 based on 372 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,451 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer, Construction with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,776 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,713.
Employees with Project Engineer, Construction in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (19.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.7% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.6% less).

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