The average salary for an Entry-Level Project Engineer, Construction is $57,278.
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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 Skills for Project Engineer, Construction
Skills in Project 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 early career Project Engineer, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,019 based on 792 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.
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Employees with Project Engineer, Construction in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (14.8% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% less).
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