The average salary for an Early-Career Project Engineer in Portland, Oregon is $63,754.
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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 thei…Read more
Project Engineer Tasks
- Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.
- Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
- Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills in Project Management, Construction Estimating, Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $60,365 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,638 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,355 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $92,951.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.4% more) and San Diego, California (8.3% more).
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