The average salary for an Early-Career Project Engineer in Fremont, California is $65,215.
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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
- 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.
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills in Autodesk AutoCAD, Engineering Design, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.9% more) and San Diego, California (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (3.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.5% less).
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