Average Early-Career Project Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$69,695
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$2,098
Bonus
$2,457
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The average salary for an Early-Career Project Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $69,695.
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$53k
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$70k
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$86k
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$53k - $86k
Bonus
$488 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$500 - $7k
Total Pay
$49k - $89k
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

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

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 $64,919 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,480 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,800 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,389.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 5.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (7.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.0% less) and New York, New York (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 232 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.3%
Mid Career
44.8%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
10.3%