Average Project Engineering Manager Salary
$101,000 yearly
$36.07 hourly
Updated July 8, 2021
$76,000
10 %
$101,000
Median
$133,000
90 %
Project engineering managers in the United States make an average salary of $101,071 per year or $48.59 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level project engineering manager salary is roughly $76,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $133,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, automotive, and energy companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Louisiana, California, Maine, Alaska, and New York provide the highest project engineering manager salaries.

Average Project Engineering Manager Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where project engineering managers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Project Engineering Manager average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
Alabama
$85,376
$85,376
$41.05
$41.05
Alaska
Alaska
$104,911
$104,911
$50.44
$50.44
Arizona
Arizona
$91,285
$91,285
$43.89
$43.89
Arkansas
Arkansas
$74,203
$74,203
$35.67
$35.67
California
California
$121,042
$121,042
$58.19
$58.19
Colorado
Colorado
$101,770
$101,770
$48.93
$48.93
Connecticut
Connecticut
$95,017
$95,017
$45.68
$45.68
Delaware
Delaware
$96,616
$96,616
$46.45
$46.45
District of Columbia
District of Columbia
$107,325
$107,325
$51.60
$51.60
Florida
Florida
$82,505
$82,505
$39.67
$39.67
Georgia
Georgia
$93,888
$93,888
$45.14
$45.14
Hawaii
Hawaii
$91,524
$91,524
$44.00
$44.00
Idaho
Idaho
$79,416
$79,416
$38.18
$38.18
Illinois
Illinois
$88,015
$88,015
$42.31
$42.31
Indiana
Indiana
$78,946
$78,946
$37.95
$37.95
Iowa
Iowa
$80,575
$80,575
$38.74
$38.74
Kansas
Kansas
$92,061
$92,061
$44.26
$44.26
Kentucky
Kentucky
$79,351
$79,351
$38.15
$38.15
Louisiana
Louisiana
$122,538
$122,538
$58.91
$58.91
Maine
Maine
$109,452
$109,452
$52.62
$52.62
Maryland
Maryland
$97,199
$97,199
$46.73
$46.73
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
$99,856
$99,856
$48.01
$48.01
Michigan
Michigan
$91,292
$91,292
$43.89
$43.89
Minnesota
Minnesota
$93,457
$93,457
$44.93
$44.93
Mississippi
Mississippi
$83,777
$83,777
$40.28
$40.28
Missouri
Missouri
$95,154
$95,154
$45.75
$45.75
Montana
Montana
$97,042
$97,042
$46.65
$46.65
Nebraska
Nebraska
$87,637
$87,637
$42.13
$42.13
Nevada
Nevada
$95,185
$95,185
$45.76
$45.76
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
$103,788
$103,788
$49.90
$49.90
New Jersey
New Jersey
$102,446
$102,446
$49.25
$49.25
New Mexico
New Mexico
$88,985
$88,985
$42.78
$42.78
New York
New York
$103,976
$103,976
$49.99
$49.99
North Carolina
North Carolina
$89,016
$89,016
$42.80
$42.80
North Dakota
North Dakota
$85,523
$85,523
$41.12
$41.12
Ohio
Ohio
$96,349
$96,349
$46.32
$46.32
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
$87,305
$87,305
$41.97
$41.97
Oregon
Oregon
$83,336
$83,336
$40.07
$40.07
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
$97,218
$97,218
$46.74
$46.74
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
$96,260
$96,260
$46.28
$46.28
South Carolina
South Carolina
$80,319
$80,319
$38.61
$38.61
South Dakota
South Dakota
$78,061
$78,061
$37.53
$37.53
Tennessee
Tennessee
$85,094
$85,094
$40.91
$40.91
Texas
Texas
$103,122
$103,122
$49.58
$49.58
Utah
Utah
$90,930
$90,930
$43.72
$43.72
Vermont
Vermont
$81,878
$81,878
$39.36
$39.36
Virginia
Virginia
$95,656
$95,656
$45.99
$45.99
Washington
Washington
$101,105
$101,105
$48.61
$48.61
West Virginia
West Virginia
$84,890
$84,890
$40.81
$40.81
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
$87,486
$87,486
$42.06
$42.06
Wyoming
Wyoming
$83,656
$83,656
$40.22
$40.22

Highest Paying Cities For Project Engineering Manager

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$126,216
$126,216
$60.68
$60.68
Baton Rouge, LA
Baton Rouge, LA
$123,092
$123,092
$59.18
$59.18
New York, NY
New York, NY
$104,168
$104,168
$50.08
$50.08
Austin, TX
Austin, TX
$103,820
$103,820
$49.91
$49.91
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$101,702
$101,702
$48.90
$48.90
Fort Collins, CO
Fort Collins, CO
$100,692
$100,692
$48.41
$48.41

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    How Much Do Project Engineering Managers Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, project engineering manager salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, automotive, and energy companies tend to offer much higher salaries for project engineering managers. For example, project engineering managers make a whopping average salary of $111,197 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $102,048 at automotive companies and $100,307 at energy companies. But project engineering managers may want to avoid working in the construction industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $92,954.
    Industry
    Avg. Salary
    Range
    1. Technology
    $111,197
    Avg. Salary
    $83k
    $127k
    2. Automotive
    $102,048
    Avg. Salary
    $83k
    $127k
    3. Energy
    $100,307
    Avg. Salary
    $83k
    $127k
    4. Manufacturing
    $93,226
    Avg. Salary
    $83k
    $127k
    5. Construction
    $92,954
    Avg. Salary
    $83k
    $127k

    High Paying Project Engineering Manager Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Manager, Project Management

    Avg. salary: $96,237

    The role of a project management manager involves the planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure of projects. Project managers oversee the scope of the entire project, the team, success or failure, and its resources. They facilitate productivity and commitment, remove obstacles, and motivate their team members. Their skills should include leadership, critical thinking, communication, negotiating, and risk management. They should also know about cost management, scheduling, and task management.
    101,803 Manager, Project Management Jobs
    Operations Project Manager

    Avg. salary: $86,949

    An operations project manager is responsible for monitoring the performance of the project team, ensuring that the operations meet the clients' standards and internal regulations with maximum productivity and efficiency. Operations project managers manage the department's budget and allocate materials and resources accurately, maintaining a record of expenses and costs forecasting. They coordinate with the clients, discussing project adjustments or additional tasks as needed, and lead project execution and deliverables by determining the team's needs and concerns, and enforcing strategic procedures.
    149,038 Operations Project Manager Jobs
    Facilities Project Manager

    Avg. salary: $70,520

    Facilities Project Managers oversee the activities in the facility, such as construction or repair works. They ensure that the project timeline is being followed and the agreed-upon deadlines will be met. Facilities Project Managers are in charge of coordinating with contractors to ensure that they do what is expected of them. They also manage the overall budget of the project and monitor spending.
    48,835 Facilities Project Manager Jobs
    Engineering Supervisor

    Avg. salary: $92,991

    An engineering supervisor is responsible for monitoring the engineering operations of an organization, developing strategic processes and techniques to improve staff's performance, and facilitating training and programs to maximize productivity. Engineering supervisors evaluate technology procedures and reports to identify and design new opportunities that would generate more resources for revenues and profits. They also meet with clients and handle their business requirements and specifications, informing them of other services that the company offers. An engineering supervisor resolves project complaints and implements business plans to achieve high-quality deliverables.
    28,297 Engineering Supervisor Jobs
    Vice President Of Engineering

    Avg. salary: $159,472

    A Vice President Of Engineering manages all aspects of the company's engineering product development activities. They are responsible for strategic planning, production designing, quality assurance, and problem resolution.
    41,546 Vice President Of Engineering Jobs
    Estimator Project Manager

    Avg. salary: $66,173

    An estimator project manager is responsible for analyzing cost estimates by gathering cost information from suppliers and other third-party vendors. An estimator project manager must have excellent analytical and critical-thinking skills, especially with measurement accuracy and evaluating important project metrics. Estimator project managers research the general market pricing of materials and labor costs, estimate production times, and follow the project timetable without compromising the quality and the client's specifications. They create estimate reports and risk analyses to discuss with the client and the project team.
    45,763 Estimator Project Manager Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Project Engineering Managers The Most?

    To earn a high income as a project engineering manager, working for Jacobs Engineering Group or Sierra Nevada might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Google and Apple report highly competitive wages for project engineering managers.
    Company
    Company
    Avg. Salary
    Range
    $100k
    $152k
    $100k
    $152k
    $100k
    $152k
    $100k
    $152k

    Recently Added Project Engineering Manager Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Engineering Project Manager
    Engineering Project Manager
    Clarksville, TN
    Clarksville, TN
    06/28/2021
    06/28/2021
    $50,000
    $50,000
    06/28/2021
    Engineering Project Manager I
    Engineering Project Manager I
    Deerfield, IL
    Deerfield, IL
    06/28/2021
    06/28/2021
    $93,915
    $93,915
    06/28/2021
    Trimet Public Transportation
    Trimet Public Transportation
    Project Manager, ENG & Const
    Project Manager, ENG & Const
    Project Manager, ENG & Const
    Portland, OR
    Portland, OR
    06/27/2021
    06/27/2021
    $78,233
    $78,233
    06/27/2021
    Project Engineering Manager
    Project Engineering Manager
    Torrington, CT
    Torrington, CT
    06/26/2021
    06/26/2021
    $130,000
    $130,000
    06/26/2021
    Sarasota County Government Careers
    Sarasota County Government Careers
    Engineer-Project Manager II/Administrator
    Engineer-Project Manager II/Administrator
    Engineer-Project Manager II/Administrator
    Sarasota, FL
    Sarasota, FL
    06/25/2021
    06/25/2021
    $49,525
    $49,525
    06/25/2021
    Charter Spectrum
    Charter Spectrum
    Project Manager-Engineer III
    Project Manager-Engineer III
    Project Manager-Engineer III
    Greenwood Village, CO
    Greenwood Village, CO
    06/22/2021
    06/22/2021
    $64,500
    $64,500
    06/22/2021
    Engineer Project Manager
    Engineer Project Manager
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    06/17/2021
    06/17/2021
    $120,000
    $120,000
    06/17/2021
    EN Engineering-Project Manager I
    EN Engineering-Project Manager I
    Englewood, CO
    Englewood, CO
    06/15/2021
    06/15/2021
    $100,000
    $100,000
    06/15/2021
    Project Engineer I-Subcontractor Mission Assurance Manager
    Project Engineer I-Subcontractor Mission Assurance Manager
    Arlington, VA
    Arlington, VA
    06/10/2021
    06/10/2021
    $145,500
    $145,500
    06/10/2021
    Project Engineer/Manager Water Wastewater
    Project Engineer/Manager Water Wastewater
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    06/07/2021
    06/07/2021
    $110,000
    $110,000
    06/07/2021

    Average Project Engineering Manager Salary by Demographic

    Project Engineering Manager Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $110,034
    female-income
    Female Income
    $103,075
    Median Project Engineering Manager Income by Race
    Asian project engineering managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino project engineering managers have the lowest average salary at $105,558.
    $109,000
    $108,000
    $107,000
    $106,000
    $105,000
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Unknown
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$106,165
    Black or African American$106,203
    Asian$108,406
    Unknown$106,440
    Hispanic or Latino$105,558
    Average Project Engineering Manager Salary by Education Level
    Project engineering managers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $132,983 annually. With a Masters degree, project engineering managers earn a median annual income of $117,258 compared to $110,034 for project engineering managers with an Bachelors degree.
    $136,000
    $131,000
    $126,000
    $121,000
    $116,000
    $111,000
    $106,000
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Bachelor's Degree$110,034
    Master's Degree$117,258
    Doctorate Degree$132,983