Project Manager, Engineering in San Diego, California Salary

Engineering Project Managers in San Diego pull down an average of $91K annually. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and almost all collect dental insurance. Men account for the majority of San Diego Engineering Project Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 81 percent to be exact. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$77,587 - $142,683
$78K
$97K
$140K
MEDIAN: $97,336
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$0$151K
Salary $77,587 - $142,683
Bonus $2,909 - $22,395
Profit Sharing $1,750
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$78,785 - $151,293
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

Job Description for Project Manager, Engineering

Project managers in engineering are responsible for leading and directing specialized engineers in specific projects. Strong communication skills and the ability to think quickly to resolve problems in real time are essential in this position, and organizational skills and close attention to detail are also important.

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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.

About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Project Manager, Engineering Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Engineering

Pay by Experience for a Project Manager, Engineering has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Manager, Engineering with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Manager, Engineering with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Engineering which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 18 salaries. A Project Manager, Engineering with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Project Manager, Engineering

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

▲10%

National Average
$99,000

▼12%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Engineering Salaries

Budget Management
▲17%

Job Scheduling
▲8%

National Average
$99,000

autodesk autocad
▼6%


Systems Engineering
▼9%

Contractor Management
▼9%

Technical Analysis
▼11%

Microsoft Project
▼11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼11%

Microsoft Word
▼12%

Microsoft Excel
▼14%


Product Development
▼15%

Microsoft Office
▼16%

AutoCAD
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 87%
no benefits
None: 3%