Average Project Engineer, Construction Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$68,327
Avg. Salary
$3,000
Bonus
$3,338
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The average salary for a Project Engineer, Construction in Washington, District of Columbia is $68,327.
10%
$57k
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$68k
90%
$96k
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Salary
$57k - $96k
Bonus
$2k - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$58k - $99k

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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 and Contractor Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, 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 $61,109 based on 5 salaries. An early career Project Engineer, Construction with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,789 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer, Construction with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,957 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Project Engineer, Construction in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.0% more) and San Jose, California (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.7% less), Portland, Oregon (4.5% less) and Seattle, Washington (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.0%
Early Career
52.0%
Mid Career
28.0%