$102,850
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$6,006

Bonus

$7,693

Profit Sharing

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The median Senior Project Engineer has a base pay of $102,850. Salaries generally range from $82k to $143k. The median bonus is $6,006. Skills that can affect salary include Systems Engineering.
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Salary $81,531 - $142,870
Bonus $1,025 - $14,902
Profit Sharing $1,987 - $29,361
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$83,099 - $147,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 212

Job Description for Senior Project Engineer

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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Senior Project Engineer Tasks
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Project Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Project Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Project Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 61 salaries. A Senior Project Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 32 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Project Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Senior Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$109,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%