Average Experienced Project Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$99,286
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$2,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Project Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $99,286.
10%
$74k
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$99k
90%
$127k
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Salary
$74k - $127k
Bonus
$2k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$73k - $133k

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Project Management.

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 $63,939 based on 32 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,841 based on 141 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,895 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,923.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (19.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (12.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 243 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.2%
Early Career
58.0%
Mid Career
23.0%
Late Career
5.8%