$72,539
Avg. Salary
$25.40
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,046

Bonus

$1,011

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Project Engineer in San Diego, California is $25.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Project Engineer in San Diego, California is $72,539 per year.

10%
$18.28
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$25.40
50%
$40.61
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MEDIAN $25.40
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$54k
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$108k
90%
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MEDIAN $72,539
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MEDIAN: $72,539
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$0$107K
Salary $53,898 - $107,887
Bonus $495 - $7,278
Profit Sharing $150 - $29,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,573 - $106,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 348
Hourly Data $0$85
Hourly Rate $18.28 - $40.61
Overtime $29.60 - $85.12
Annual Data $0$106K
Bonus $495 - $7,278
Profit Sharing $150 - $29,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,573 - $106,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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 their work, and they may be the customer's technical point of contact as well. These engineers typically work alongside other engineers in an office setting, with regular travel to project sites potentially needed as well. These professionals generally work during regular business hours, although additional and/or alternative hours may be required depending on project deadlines and the needs of the business.

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Project Engineer Tasks
  • Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.
  • Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.

Popular Employer Salaries for Project Engineer

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Project Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Project Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 106 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 35 salaries. A Project Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $135,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲89%

▲28%

▲19%

National Average
$72,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

▲56%

Energy Conservation & Efficiency
▲15%


National Average
$72,000


Autodesk Software
▼5%




▼9%



AutoDesk
▼9%



SolidWorks
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 9%