Average Senior Project Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$101,384
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,500
Bonus
$4,250
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The average salary for a Senior Project Engineer in Houston, Texas is $101,384.
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$77k
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$101k
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$152k
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What Do Senior Project Engineers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Project Engineers?

Skills in Project Management, Engineering Design, Technical Analysis and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.

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 $82,191 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Senior Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,367 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Senior Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,081 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,802.
Employees with Senior Project Engineer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 1.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (22.6% less), Chicago, Illinois (12.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (10.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 115 survey responses.
Early Career
8.7%
Mid Career
28.7%
Experienced
39.1%
Late Career
23.5%