Project Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$86,200
per year
per month
AU$7,180
per month
per year
Bonus
AU$4,950/year
Commission
AU$7,320/year
Profit Sharing
AU$2,830/year
Bonus
AU$410/month
Commission
AU$610/month
Profit Sharing
AU$240/month

Project Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Project Engineer is AU$86,200 per year (AU$7,180 per month), which is AU$20,840 (+32%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Project Engineer can expect an average starting salary of AU$61,800. The highest salaries can exceed AU$210,000.
AU$61,800
Low
AU$86,200
Average
AU$210,000
High
AU$5,150
Low
AU$7,180
Average
AU$17,500
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$129,600
AU$259,200
Base SalaryAU$61,800 - 210,000
BonusAU$0 - 17,200
CommissionAU$0 - 13,600
Profit SharingAU$1,070 - 18,400
Total CompensationAU$62,870 - 259,200
AU$0
AU$10,800
AU$21,590
Base SalaryAU$5,150 - 17,500
BonusAU$0 - 1,430
CommissionAU$0 - 1,130
Profit SharingAU$90 - 1,530
Total CompensationAU$5,240 - 21,590

Project Engineer Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$61,800
Average
AU$86,200
Senior
AU$132,750
High
AU$210,000
Low
AU$5,150
Average
AU$7,180
Senior
AU$11,060
High
AU$17,500
Among project engineers, Graduate Project Engineers or Junior Project Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Project Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Project Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Project EngineerAU$133K/year
+54% 
Electrical Project EngineerAU$90K/year
+4% 
Mechanical Project EngineerAU$89K/year
+3% 
Civil Project EngineerAU$85K/year
 -1%
Construction Project EngineerAU$85K/year
 -2%
Junior Project EngineerAU$74K/year
 -14%
Graduate Project EngineerAU$64K/year
 -26%

Project Engineer - Pay by Experience Level

An entry level Project Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,870. A mid career Project Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$83,500, while a senior Project Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$132,750. Project engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$168,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Project Engineer

Late Career▲ +95%
Senior▲ +54%
Average SalaryAU$86,200/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -27%

Gender Breakdown

Female
14%
Male
86%

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