Average Mid-Career Project Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

$84,295
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,500
Bonus
$1,750
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Project Engineer in San Diego, California is $84,295.
10%
$65k
MEDIAN
$84k
90%
$106k
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Salary
$65k - $106k
Bonus
$979 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$62k - $108k

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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 Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.

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 $59,651 based on 26 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,075 based on 219 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,382 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,889.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 4.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (11.2% less), Denver, Colorado (9.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 316 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.2%
Early Career
69.3%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
8.5%