The average salary for a Project Engineer with Project Management skills in San Jose, California is $76,229.
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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 Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Construction Estimating, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.
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 $70,674 based on 14 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,389 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,002 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,223 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (11.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (10.6% less) and Seattle, Washington (7.1% less).
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