Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Senior Project Engineer is $75,823
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Engineers?
An early career Senior Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,823 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Senior Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,378 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Senior Project Engineers Do?
Also known as a lead project engineer, a senior project engineer oversees operating processes. These processes are used by companies making products and completing projects of various types, including construction, industrial, and environmental. The senior project engineer watches over the efforts of technical personal as they perform their aspects of a project, oversees the needs of clients, and provides ways to improve processes.
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- Interpret specifications and project plans to organize, estimate, and schedule project efforts.
- Document and analyze project needs, goals, and objectives.
- Track budget and schedule, making adjustments to reach goals.
- Liaise with all relevant staff, contractors, suppliers, and others to coordinate work.