Average Project Engineer Salary in Indianapolis, Indiana

$61,401
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,576
Bonus
$1,500
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The average salary for a Project Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana is $61,401.
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$48k
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$61k
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$89k
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$48k - $89k
Bonus
$501 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$97 - $3k
Total Pay
$48k - $91k

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Job Description for Project Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Project Engineer are from the companies KERAMIDA Environmental, Hagerman Construction Corporation and Shiel Sexton. Reported salaries are highest at Rolls-Royce North America, Inc. where the average pay is $81,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Hagerman Construction Corporation, earning around $71,047. Shiel Sexton pays the lowest at around $52,493. KERAMIDA Environmental also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $58,462.

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

Skills in Project Management and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office 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 $54,616 based on 35 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,661 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,899 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,210 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,835.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 28.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (19.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (15.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 218 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.1%
Early Career
47.2%
Mid Career
20.2%
Experienced
10.1%
Late Career
6.4%