Average Project Engineer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$68,297
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,909
Bonus
$2,013
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Project Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $68,297.
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$54k
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$68k
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$99k
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MEDIAN $68,297
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Salary
$54k - $99k
Bonus
$203 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$343 - $7k
Total Pay
$54k - $101k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Project Engineer

Career Paths

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Project Engineer
Project Manager, Engineering
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

Skills in Project Management, Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office 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 $60,445 based on 25 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,380 based on 130 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,695 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,671 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,517.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (7.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (3.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 232 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.8%
Early Career
56.0%
Mid Career
17.7%
Experienced
9.9%
Late Career
5.6%