The average salary for a Mid-Career Project Engineer with Microsoft Word skills in Los Angeles, California is $74,000.
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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 in Project Management, Engineering Design, Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Construction Estimating.
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 $59,322 based on 21 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,666 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,108 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,250.
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 15.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (11.9% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (13.2% less) and San Diego, California (1.4% less).
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