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The average pay for a Senior Project Engineer with Microsoft Project skills is $61.59 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Project Engineer with Microsoft Project skills is $85,193 per year.

MEDIAN $61.59
MEDIAN $85,193
$77,194 - $120,258
MEDIAN: $85,193

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Salary $77,194 - $120,258
Bonus $5,648
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$80,545 - $137,590
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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.


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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Senior Project Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Hesston, Kansas?

Senior Project Engineer in Hesston, Kansas:
Pros: Far away from home.
Cons: Far away from home.

Senior Project Engineer in New York, New York:
"Variety packed and challenging."
Pros: Making an impact on people
Cons: Traffic

Senior Project Engineer in Holyoke:
Pros: Great company. Many opportunities.
Cons: Communication often lacking. Need better collaboration.

Senior Project Engineer in Fairfax:
Pros: Short Commute, good area, lots of local amenties.
Cons: Surrounding traffic, generic, suburban/city environment, cost of living.

Senior Project Engineer in Chicago:
Pros: It's a city with many different cultures and architecture. Which allows me to develop my skills and experiences within my field of work.
Cons: The competition is extreme...

Senior Project Engineer in Danvers:
When taking on a new project, set performance based incentives. Don't allow the owner to put his/her name on your patents or worse, claim them as their own when they had no input into the development.

Senior Project Engineer in Seattle:
"Project Manager."
Remain patient if you are looking to advance position to Project Manager.

Key Stats for Senior Project Engineer

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits