Average Experienced Project Engineer Salary in Irvine, California

$104,445
Avg. Salary
$5,500
Bonus
$9,826
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The average salary for an Experienced Project Engineer in Irvine, California is $104,445.
10%
$71k
MEDIAN
$104k
90%
$126k
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Salary
$71k - $126k
Bonus
$0 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $13k
Total Pay
$71k - $135k

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, 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 $66,475 based on 9 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,490 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,844 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,916.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 4.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (23.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (16.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (12.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 124 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.3%
Early Career
58.9%
Mid Career
28.2%
Late Career
5.6%