How much does a Project Engineer make in Los Angeles, CA?

Updated Jun 13, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$80,958 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,668 salaries

$60K

Low

$81K

Average

$109K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$4,339Range$1,187 - $15,864
The average salary for a Project Engineer is $80,958 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,668 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Engineer employees in Los Angeles, CA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Project Engineer$80,958 /yr
L3
Senior Project Engineer$110,505 /yr
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Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction
4.2

Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction

Project Engineer

$82,182

 /yr
Range: $74K - $107K
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$74K

$107K

$73,710 - $107,082 Range

Webcor
4.4

Webcor

Project Engineer

$84,638

 /yr
Range: $75K - $97K

$75K

$97K

$74,543 - $97,309 Range

PCL Construction
4.1

PCL Construction

Project Engineer

$90,629

 /yr
Range: $74K - $108K

$74K

$108K

$73,596 - $108,314 Range

The Walsh Group
3.9

The Walsh Group

Project Engineer

$79,128

 /yr
Range: $65K - $103K

$65K

$103K

$65,440 - $102,628 Range

KPFF
4

KPFF

Project Engineer

$74,795

 /yr
Range: $65K - $101K

$65K

$101K

$65,172 - $100,973 Range

Kiewit Corporation
3.7

Kiewit Corporation

Project Engineer

$88,695

 /yr
Range: $82K - $115K

$82K

$115K

$81,867 - $115,378 Range

Swinerton Builders
4.3

Swinerton Builders

Project Engineer

$78,771

 /yr
Range: $69K - $86K

$69K

$86K

$69,474 - $86,462 Range

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McCarthy Building
4.5

McCarthy Building

Project Engineer

$80,244

 /yr
Range: $59K - $87K

$59K

$87K

$58,749 - $86,895 Range

Bernards
4.2

Bernards

Project Engineer

$78,350

 /yr
Range: $68K - $84K

$68K

$84K

$67,894 - $84,339 Range

Lendlease
3.7

Lendlease

Project Engineer

$76,361

 /yr
Range: $75K - $80K

$75K

$80K

$74,748 - $80,225 Range

Webcor
4.4

Webcor

Project Engineer - Hourly Intern

$26

 /hr
Range: $24 - $26

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

E2 Consulting Engineers
3.6

E2 Consulting Engineers

Project Engineer

$93,139

 /yr
Range: $70K - $164K

$70K

$164K

$70,343 - $164,496 Range

Turner Construction
4.2

Turner Construction

Project Engineer

$117,671

 /yr
Range: $74K - $132K

$74K

$132K

$74,143 - $132,473 Range

O'Neil Industries
3.8

O'Neil Industries

Project Engineer

$73,931

 /yr
Range: $68K - $82K

$68K

$82K

$68,435 - $81,673 Range

Matt Construction
4

Matt Construction

Project Engineer

$76,374

 /yr
Range: $73K - $79K

$73K

$79K

$73,110 - $79,021 Range

Helix Electric
4

Helix Electric

Project Engineer

$79,136

 /yr
Range: $76K - $91K

$76K

$91K

$76,393 - $91,159 Range

Matt Construction
4

Matt Construction

Project Engineer - Hourly Intern

$21

 /hr
Range: $20 - $23

$20

$23

$20 - $23 Range

Clark Construction Group
4

Clark Construction Group

Project Engineer

$83,001

 /yr
Range: $77K - $91K

$77K

$91K

$77,451 - $91,212 Range

Swinerton Builders
4.3

Swinerton Builders

Project Engineer - Hourly Intern

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $24

$18

$24

$18 - $24 Range

Onni Group
3.2

Onni Group

Project Engineer

$62,343

 /yr
Range: $53K - $74K

$53K

$74K

$53,329 - $73,511 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Project Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Project Engineer is $80,958 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1668 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Engineer employees in Los Angeles, CA.

The highest salary for a Project Engineer in Los Angeles, CA is $109,252 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Engineer in Los Angeles, CA is $59,991 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent project engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$72,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $72,000 per year
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Full-time
51 to 200 employees
 
Company - Private
$164,877
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $164,877 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$95,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $95,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$58,500
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $58,500 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $145,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public