Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Project Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$109,134 / yrTotal Pay
$77,077 / yrBase Pay
$32,057 / yrAdditional Pay

$109,134

 / yr
$58K$404K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Project Engineer is $109,134 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $77,077 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $32,057 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Project Engineer

$109,134 /yr
Project Engineer
$117,256 /yr
Senior Project Engineer
$112,836 /yr
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Some related job titles are Construction Project Engineer Salaries with median pay of $101,522, Senior Project Engineer Salaries with median pay of $117,256, Civil Engineer Salaries with median pay of $115,772, Electrical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $104,692.

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Project Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Project Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Project Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$72,000

/yr

$70K | $2K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Project Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$76,756

/yr

$74K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Project Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$55,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Project Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$86,000

/yr

$83K | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Project Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Project Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$107,000

/yr

$100K | $7K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday

Project Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Project Engineer is $77,077 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Project Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 38287 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Project Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Project Engineer in United States is $108,088 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Engineer in United States is $54,964 per year.

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