Average Project Manager, Engineering Salary

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The average salary for a Project Manager, Engineering is $90,712.
MEDIAN $90,712
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$60k - $132k
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$250 - $13k
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$60k - $141k

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Job Description for Project Manager, Engineering

Project Manager, Engineering Tasks
  • Lead a team of engineers and produce detailed product development plans.
  • Translate customer requirements into product strategy.
  • Ensure conformity with safety regulations and promote a culture of best practices.
  • Prepare cost proposals and maintain financial records.
The top respondents for the job title Project Manager, Engineering are from the companies Apple Computer, Inc, Aecom Corporation and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Jacobs Engineering Group Inc where the average pay is $127,171. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Apple Computer, Inc and CH2M Hill, earning around $118,847 and $117,411, respectively. HDR, Inc. pays the lowest at around $90,750. Aecom Corporation and Northrop Grumman Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $96,000 and $98,933, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Engineering

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

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Engineering

An entry-level Project Manager, Engineering with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,130 based on 342 salaries. An early career Project Manager, Engineering with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,755 based on 1,494 salaries. A mid-career Project Manager, Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,728 based on 1,931 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,005 based on 2,186 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,165.
Employees with Project Manager, Engineering in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (0.7% less).

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