$92,885
Avg. Salary
$43.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,081

Bonus

$4,057

Profit Sharing

$15,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Project Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $43.48 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Project Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $92,885 per year.

$33.31
10%
$43.48
50%
$62.11
90%
MEDIAN $43.48
$73k
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$93k
50%
$123k
90%
MEDIAN $92,885
$73,198 - $122,823
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MEDIAN: $92,885
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$0$130K
Salary $73,198 - $122,823
Bonus $975 - $14,850
Profit Sharing $998 - $12,745
Commission $15,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$74,750 - $130,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,111
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $33.31 - $62.11
Overtime $32.13 - $64.27
Annual Data $0$130K
Bonus $975 - $14,850
Commission $15,000
Profit Sharing $998 - $12,745
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$74,750 - $130,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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.

Senior Project Engineer Job Listings

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 $82,000 based on 81 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 $92,000 based on 213 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 $99,000 based on 243 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 $110,000 based on 136 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

42%

14%

-7%

National Average: $96,624

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Senior Project Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 270 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Senior Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$97,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 270 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%