Average Experienced Project Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

$95,207
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$5,750
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The average salary for an Experienced Project Engineer in San Diego, California is $95,207.
10%
$59k
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$95k
90%
$141k
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Salary
$59k - $141k
Bonus
$2k - $17k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$61k - $147k

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

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

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 $60,144 based on 27 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,002 based on 218 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,545 based on 100 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,889.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (16.5% less), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (12.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 371 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.3%
Early Career
58.8%
Mid Career
27.0%
Late Career
7.0%