Average Mid-Career Project Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$83,895
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,943
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Project Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $83,895.
10%
$65k
MEDIAN
$84k
90%
$112k
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Salary
$65k - $112k
Bonus
$204 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$63k - $112k

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

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

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 $63,746 based on 34 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,822 based on 145 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,286 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $116,923.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 4.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (2.1% more) and San Diego, California (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (9.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.9% less) and Seattle, Washington (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 218 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.6%
Early Career
66.5%
Experienced
11.5%
Late Career
6.4%