PROJECT ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$75,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$75,000
Median 50%
$98,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
McDermott International
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a project engineer make?
Project Engineers in America make, on average, $75,632 a year or $36.36 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 42,000. The top 10 percent earn over $99,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $57,000 annually. Professional companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Project Engineers. Nevada, Washington, California, Utah, and Delaware have the highest paying Project Engineer jobs. The typical tenure for a Project Engineer is 3.4 years.

Average Project Engineer Salary By Company

Project Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Project Engineers are in Professional companies and Construction companies. McDermott International and Microsoft are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Rockwell Automation or Campbell Soup, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Project Engineers.

Average Project Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Project Engineers make on average $75,632 annually or $36.36 hourly. The city with the highest Project Engineer salary is San Jose, CA at $78,830 per year. Not only that, San Jose, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $55,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Project Engineer salaries are Nevada, Washington, California, Utah, and Delaware. On the other hand, Ohio, Mississippi, Alabama, Vermont, and Florida report the lowest wages for Project Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Jose, CA
$78,830
2
Las Vegas, NV
$78,093
3
Seattle, WA
$77,821
4
Austin, TX
$76,339
5
Baltimore, MD
$76,057

Average Project Engineer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Project Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Automotive companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Project Engineers. Manufacturing companies pay Project Engineers an average salary of $77,552, Automotive companies pay $76,482, and Professional companys come in at $74,893. The types of companies that pay Project Engineers the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $73,744.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$77,552
2
Automotive
$76,482
3
Professional
$74,893
4
Construction
$73,855
5
Retail
$73,744

RECENTLY ADDED Project Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Central Utah Water Conservancy District
Project Engineer
10/31/2019
$77,178
Ciresi & Morek
Project Engineer
10/31/2019
$80,000
Bradley-Morris, Inc.
Project Engineer
Raleigh, NC
10/31/2019
$75,000
10/30/2019
$55,000
Cybercoders
Project Engineer
Urban Honolulu, HI
10/30/2019
$45,000
Fort Worth, TX
10/29/2019
$80,000
Selectek
Project Engineer
Atlanta, GA
10/28/2019
$104,350
Cybercoders
Project Engineer
Irvine, CA
10/28/2019
$156,525
10/28/2019
$89,900
J. Patrick & Associates
Project Engineer
10/27/2019
$75,000
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