$61,161
Avg. Salary
$20.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,250

Bonus

$1,900

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Project Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa is $20.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Project Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa is $61,161 per year.

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Salary $51,342 - $79,953
Bonus $513 - $10,186
Profit Sharing $1,900
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$50,872 - $86,772
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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 their work, and they may be the customer's technical point of contact as well. These engineers typically work alongside other engineers in an office setting, with regular travel to project sites potentially needed as well. These professionals generally work during regular business hours, although additional and/or alternative hours may be required depending on project deadlines and the needs of the business.

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About Des Moines, Iowa

Polk County, Iowa
210,317
Male:
103,726 (49.3%)
Female:
106,591 (50.7%)
Des Moines /dᵻˈmɔɪn/ is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is also the county seat of Polk County. A small portion of the city extends into Warren County. It was incorporated on September 22, 1851, as Fort Des Moines, which was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857. It is located on and named after the Des Moines River, which likely was adapted from the French colonial name, Rivière des Moines, meaning "River of the Monks." The city's population was 203,433 as of the 2010 census. The five-county metropolitan area is ranked 91st in terms of population in the United States with 599,789 residents according to the 2013 estimate by the United States Census Bureau. Des Moines is a major center of the U.S. insurance industry and has a sizable financial services and publishing business base. The city was credited as the "number one...
Des Moines:
$49,072
Iowa:
$54,736
$781
Des Moines:
$119,500
Iowa:
$136,100
5.3%

Project Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$63,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
▲4%

Project Management
▲4%

National Average
$63,000

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Construction Estimating
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 7%