The average salary for an Experienced Project Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Houston, Texas is $107,467.
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Job Description for Project Engineer
Project engineers oversee technical staff on engineering projects within their company, ensuring that projects are completed on schedule, within budget and within project specifications. They coordinate efforts among staff and ensure that effective communication exists among the various divisions or staffs involved in projects, as well as ensure resource allocation is effective, efficient and sufficient to complete the project. Project engineers use their expertise as an engineer throughout thei…Read more
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills in Project Management, Microsoft Office and Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer
An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,393 based on 14 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,471 based on 126 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,450 based on 153 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,916.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (19.3% less), Kansas City, Missouri (18.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (16.7% less).
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