Average Project Engineer Salary in New York, New York

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The average salary for a Project Engineer in New York, New York is $70,570.
MEDIAN $70,570
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$54k - $104k
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$251 - $10k
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$54k - $111k

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Job Description for Project Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Project Engineer are from the companies Turner Construction Company, Skanska Usa Civil and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. where the average pay is $98,800. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Skanska Usa Civil and Skanska, earning around $88,203 and $75,216, respectively. Tishman Construction pays the lowest at around $65,003. Turner Construction Company and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $70,213 and $73,676, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Project Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

Skills in Project Management and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD and 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 $61,376 based on 113 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,433 based on 267 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,440 based on 139 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,689 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $128,527.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (4.2% more) and San Diego, California (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (6.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (5.4% less) and Seattle, Washington (2.6% less).

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