The average salary for an Experienced Project Engineer with Microsoft Office skills in San Diego, California is $101,650.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, Project Coordinating, Engineering Design and Project Management.
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 $60,366 based on 9 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,880 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,092 based on 29 salaries.
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (8.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (23.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (16.4% less) and Seattle, Washington (14.0% less).
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