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Average Project Engineer Salary in San Francisco, California

$76,150
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,987
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for a Project Engineer in San Francisco, California is $76,150.
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$62k
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What Do Project Engineers Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Project Engineers?

Skills in Project Management, Engineering Design and Construction Estimating are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineers?

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 $71,867 based on 44 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,255 based on 205 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,243 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,077 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,500.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 3.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (10.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.4% less) and New York, New York (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 342 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.9%
Early Career
59.9%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
6.1%
Late Career
2.6%