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How much does a Project Engineer make?

Updated Nov 29, 2021

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$79,485 /yr
Average Base Pay

27,497 salaries

$58K

Low

$79K

Average

$108K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Project Engineer is $79,485 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Project Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 27497 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Project Engineer$79,485 /yr
L3
Senior Project Engineer$103,951 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

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$72,495

per year

Senior Project Engineer

$103,951

per year

Civil Engineer

$77,632

per year

Electrical Engineer

$95,111

per year

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Whiting-Turner
3.9

Whiting-Turner

Project Engineer

$70,526

 /yr
Range: $41K - $93K
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$41K

$93K

$41,122 - $92,841 Range

DPR Construction
4.2

DPR Construction

Project Engineer

$80,725

 /yr
Range: $44K - $107K

$44K

$107K

$43,972 - $107,280 Range

Clark Construction Group
4

Clark Construction Group

Project Engineer

$85,439

 /yr
Range: $12K - $120K

$12K

$120K

$12,135 - $120,172 Range

Detroit Engineered Products
3.1

Detroit Engineered Products

Project Engineer

$72,831

 /yr
Range: $63K - $111K

$63K

$111K

$63,075 - $110,653 Range

Geometric
3.6

Geometric

Project Engineer

$67,778

 /yr
Range: $59K - $99K

$59K

$99K

$58,668 - $99,461 Range

McCarthy Building
4.5

McCarthy Building

Project Engineer

$70,943

 /yr
Range: $60K - $90K

$60K

$90K

$60,010 - $89,825 Range

The Walsh Group
3.9

The Walsh Group

Project Engineer

$74,110

 /yr
Range: $60K - $104K

$60K

$104K

$60,163 - $103,973 Range

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Turner Construction
4.3

Turner Construction

Project Engineer

$84,216

 /yr
Range: $50K - $173K

$50K

$173K

$49,727 - $173,462 Range

Skanska USA
3.8

Skanska USA

Project Engineer

$75,110

 /yr
Range: $56K - $144K

$56K

$144K

$56,183 - $144,251 Range

Zoltek
3.5

Zoltek

Project Engineer

$65,783

 /yr
Range: $64K - $94K

$64K

$94K

$64,186 - $93,634 Range

Kiewit Corporation
3.7

Kiewit Corporation

Project Engineer

$87,452

 /yr
Range: $45K - $136K

$45K

$136K

$45,101 - $135,920 Range

QuEST Global
2.9

QuEST Global

Project Engineer - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $17 - $36

$17

$36

$17 - $36 Range

FEV North America
3.9

FEV North America

Project Engineer

$78,343

 /yr
Range: $69K - $97K

$69K

$97K

$68,640 - $96,950 Range

Balfour Beatty
3.7

Balfour Beatty

Project Engineer

$71,942

 /yr
Range: $55K - $114K

$55K

$114K

$54,577 - $113,964 Range

Allegis Group
3.8

Allegis Group

Project Engineer - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $31 - $42

$31

$42

$31 - $42 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Project Engineer

$96,213

 /yr
Range: $58K - $245K

$58K

$245K

$58,387 - $245,397 Range

Wipro
3.4

Wipro

Project Engineer

$65,177

 /yr
Range: $45K - $101K

$45K

$101K

$45,338 - $101,059 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Project Engineer

$86,462

 /yr
Range: $60K - $192K

$60K

$192K

$60,380 - $191,906 Range

ExxonMobil
3.1

ExxonMobil

Project Engineer

$142,168

 /yr
Range: $77K - $218K

$77K

$218K

$76,566 - $218,188 Range

General Motors (GM)
4

General Motors (GM)

Project Engineer

$105,204

 /yr
Range: $78K - $126K

$78K

$126K

$77,910 - $125,854 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Project Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Project Engineer is $79,485 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Project Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 27497 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Project Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Project Engineer in United States is $108,144 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Engineer in United States is $58,420 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Project Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Project Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$77,316
per year
A Project Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $77,316 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$92,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$95,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$160,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$55,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Seneca, SC Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seneca, SC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$88,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $88,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$88,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $88,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private