The average salary for a Late-Career Project Engineer with Project Management skills in Houston, Texas is $134,546.
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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
Energy / Utilities
Skills in Energy / Utilities are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Engineering Design.
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 $64,349 based on 11 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,220 based on 152 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,859 based on 169 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,246 based on 91 salaries.
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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 (36.8% less), Washington, District of Columbia (27.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (23.1% less).
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