The average salary for a Project Engineer in South Africa is R424,696.
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Job Description for Project Engineer
Project engineers oversee technical staff on engineering projects within their company, ensuring that projects are completed on schedule, within budget and within project specifications. They coordinate efforts among staff and ensure that effective communication exists among the various divisions or staffs involved in projects, as well as ensure resource allocation is effective, efficient and sufficient to complete the project. Project engineers use their expertise as an engineer throughout thei…Read more
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Popular Skills for Project Engineer
Skills in Project Management, Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer
An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R251,848 based on 13 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R352,397 based on 296 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R493,058 based on 246 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R603,911 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R871,737.
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