The average salary for a Senior Project Manager, Engineering with Project Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $105,941.
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Job Description for Senior Project Manager, Engineering
A senior engineering project manager is responsible for managing staff, providing leadership, and assessing project deadlines and financial expenditures for large-scale engineering projects. They also monitor projects' productivity, quality, and progress. They also must ensure project safety and remain within projects' cost constraints. They support and direct project managers, project engineers, and assistants in planning, scheduling, and implementation of designs and testing. The job requires …Read more
Senior Project Manager, Engineering Tasks
- Manage, supervise, and schedule execution of projects.
- Prepare budgets, bids, contracts, funding requests, and communication plans.
- Work with team to identify all project risks and develop mitigation strategies.
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Popular Skills for Senior Project Manager, Engineering
Strategic Project Management
Skills in Engineering Design, Team Leadership, Budget Management and Strategic Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Project Manager, Engineering
An experienced Senior Project Manager, Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $105,000 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $135,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Project Manager, Engineering in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.2% more) and San Diego, California (12.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (6.5% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (2.3% less).
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