The average salary for an Entry-Level Project Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri is $58,100.
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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
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Construction Estimating, Engineering Design, Project Management, Autodesk AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer
An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,205 based on 148 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,730 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,166 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,473.
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.8% more) and Houston, Texas (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.0% less).
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