Project Lead Engineer

Project Lead Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$98,000
$75,000
Min 10%
$98,000
Median 50%
$127,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
HNTB
Highest Paying City
Austin, TX
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.5 years
How much does a project lead engineer make?
Project Lead Engineers in the US make on average $98,479 annually or $47.35 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $127,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $75,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Project Lead Engineers are Internet companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Project Lead Engineer salaries are Hawaii, Texas, California, Arizona, and Washington. The typical tenure for a Project Lead Engineer is 3.5 years.
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Average Project Lead Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Project Lead Engineers make on average $98,479 annually or $47.35 hourly. Project Lead Engineers make the most in Austin, TX at about $136,312 per year. Even as an entry-level Project Lead Engineer, you will make $80,000 per year in Austin, TX. The highest earning states when it comes to Project Lead Engineer salaries are Hawaii, Texas, California, Arizona, and Washington. Idaho, Florida, and Wyoming have the lowest Project Lead Engineer salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Austin, TX
$136,312
2
Foster City, CA
$131,887
3
Everett, WA
$126,018
4
Boston, MA
$110,474
5
Fridley, MN
$110,162

Average Project Lead Engineer Salary By Company

Project Lead Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Project Lead Engineers at HNTB and Microsoft report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Huf North America Automotive Parts Manufacturing and Apple report highly competitive salaries for Project Lead Engineers.

Average Project Lead Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Project Lead Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Energy companies, Finance companies, and Technology companies pay higher-than-average wages for Project Lead Engineers. Salaries for Project Lead Engineers in Energy companies average $108,882 annually, while Finance companies and Technology companies pay $108,411 and $100,440, respectively. The types of companies that pay Project Lead Engineers the least are in the Construction industry, where the average annual salary is $94,793.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Energy
$108,882
2
Finance
$108,411
3
Technology
$100,440
4
Automotive
$98,127
5
Utilities
$96,234

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$80,350
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$65,000
Volt Workforce Solutions
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$80,350
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$110,000
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$78,000
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$110,611
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$135,655
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$80,000
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$110,611
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