Average Project Engineer with Construction Estimating Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$72,665
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,948
Bonus
$4,688
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Project Engineer with Construction Estimating skills in San Jose, California is $72,665.
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MEDIAN $72,665
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Salary
$52k - $86k
Bonus
$981 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $12k
Total Pay
$51k - $95k

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

Skills in Project Management, Microsoft Office and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $59,998 based on 11 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,763 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,995 based on 14 salaries.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 2.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (12.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (12.3% less) and Seattle, Washington (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.2%
Early Career
60.9%
Mid Career
21.9%