Average Project Engineer Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

$63,370
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,975
Bonus
$4,250
Commission
$3,931
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The average salary for a Project Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri is $63,370.
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MEDIAN $63,370
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Salary
$50k - $84k
Bonus
$510 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Commission
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$51k - $87k

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Job Description for Project Engineer

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.

Career Paths

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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 Office, Construction Estimating 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 $57,673 based on 22 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,816 based on 135 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,778 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,191 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,500.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (15.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (11.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 236 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.3%
Early Career
57.2%
Mid Career
19.5%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
3.4%