Project Engineer in Detroit, Michigan Salary

The average Detroit Project Engineer earns approximately $68K per year. Job satisfaction for Project Engineers in Detroit, Mich. is high. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Detroit Project Engineers are male. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,279 - $102,426
$50K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,464
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50%
90%

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$12.26 - $32.93
$12
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $25.03
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$0$103K
Salary $50,279 - $102,426
Bonus $1,100 - $15,534
Profit Sharing $3,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,913 - $103,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $12.26 - $32.93
Overtime $22.38
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $1,100 - $15,534
Profit Sharing $3,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,913 - $103,689
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

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Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Project Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 11 salaries. A Project Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Project Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

▲33%

▲9%

National Average
$68,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

SolidWorks
▲36%

Matlab
▲29%

Project
▲18%



Autodesk Software
▲1%


National Average
$68,000


Microsoft Project
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼5%


Construction Estimating
▼11%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 16%
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