The average salary for an Entry-Level Project Engineer with Project Management skills in Houston, Texas is $64,349.
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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 thei…Read more
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Construction Estimating, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel and Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer
An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,493 based on 153 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,859 based on 172 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,246 based on 91 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,546.
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Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 10.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Jose, California (10.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.1% less), Seattle, Washington (3.0% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.9% less).
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