Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Project Engineer is $76,278
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineers?
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 $63,465 based on 12 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,715 based on 31 salaries.
What Do Project Engineers Do?
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 …Read more
- Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.
- Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
- Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.