Average Project Engineer Salary in South Africa

R421,855
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 221k
MEDIAN
ZAR 422k
90%
ZAR 838k

The average salary for a Project Engineer is R421,855 in 2024

Base Salary
R221k - R838k
Bonus
R10k - R89k
Profit Sharing
R8k - R101k
Commission
R0 - R25k
Total Pay
R223k - R874k
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What is the highest pay for Project Engineers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Project Engineer is ZAR 838k / year

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Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Project Engineer is ZAR 221k / year

How can Project Engineers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Project Engineer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Project Engineer that oversees more junior Project Engineers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.