Average Mid-Career Project Engineer, Construction Salary

$72,956
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,023
Bonus
$4,943
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Project Engineer, Construction is $72,956.
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$54k
MEDIAN
$73k
90%
$95k
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Salary
$54k - $95k
Bonus
$520 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$511 - $20k
Total Pay
$50k - $97k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer, Construction

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

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 167 salaries. An early career Project Engineer, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,694 based on 796 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.
Employees with Project Engineer, Construction in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (17.9% more) and Houston, Texas (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (8.9% less) and Portland, Oregon (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,169 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.3%
Early Career
68.1%
Experienced
11.9%
Late Career
5.7%