How much does a Project Engineer make?

Updated 30 Jul 2021
$102,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,024 salaries

$70K

Low

$102K

Average

$140K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Project Engineer is $102,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Project Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1024 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Project Engineer$102,000 /yr
L3
Senior Project Engineer$148,924 /yr
Career Path

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$85

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INR 100,000

per year

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$29

per year

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Snowy Hydro
3.4

Snowy Hydro

Project Engineer

$80,182

 /yr
Range: $53K - $149K
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$53K

$149K

$52,774 - $149,275 Range

Lendlease
3.8

Lendlease

Project Engineer

$119,150

 /yr
Range: $78K - $142K

$78K

$142K

$78,000 - $141,549 Range

John Holland Group
3.8

John Holland Group

Project Engineer

$135,000

 /yr
Range: $110K - $182K

$110K

$182K

$110,000 - $182,000 Range

CPB Contractors
3.4

CPB Contractors

Project Engineer

$125,000

 /yr
Range: $95K - $165K

$95K

$165K

$95,000 - $164,707 Range

Downer
3.5

Downer

Project Engineer

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $71K - $160K

$71K

$160K

$71,007 - $160,000 Range

Monadelphous
3.3

Monadelphous

Project Engineer

$75,157

 /yr
Range: $64K - $140K

$64K

$140K

$63,998 - $140,000 Range

UGL
3.9

UGL

Project Engineer

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $90K - $165K

$90K

$165K

$90,000 - $165,000 Range

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Fulton Hogan
4.4

Fulton Hogan

Project Engineer

$110,640

 /yr
Range: $70K - $180K

$70K

$180K

$70,000 - $180,000 Range

Schneider Electric
4.2

Schneider Electric

Project Engineer

$90,323

 /yr
Range: $79K - $113K

$79K

$113K

$79,485 - $113,387 Range

Wipro
3.4

Wipro

Project Engineer

$55,000

 /yr
Range: $40K - $75K

$40K

$75K

$40,000 - $75,000 Range

BHP
4.1

BHP

Project Engineer

$140,000

 /yr
Range: $107K - $205K

$107K

$205K

$107,000 - $205,284 Range

Rio Tinto
4

Rio Tinto

Project Engineer

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $85K - $210K

$85K

$210K

$85,000 - $210,000 Range

Honeywell
3.7

Honeywell

Project Engineer

$92,877

 /yr
Range: $76K - $115K

$76K

$115K

$75,924 - $114,917 Range

Acciona
3.8

Acciona

Project Engineer

$122,500

 /yr
Range: $100K - $130K

$100K

$130K

$100,000 - $130,000 Range

Constructability Recruitment
4.6

Constructability Recruitment

Project Engineer

$124,000

 /yr
Range: $120K - $135K

$120K

$135K

$120,000 - $134,697 Range

Ventia
3.3

Ventia

Project Engineer

$89,107

 /yr
Range: $78K - $120K

$78K

$120K

$78,000 - $120,000 Range

NDY
3

NDY

Project Engineer

$74,000

 /yr
Range: $66K - $139K

$66K

$139K

$66,000 - $138,548 Range

ACRWORLD
4.7

ACRWORLD

Project Engineer

$125,000

 /yr
Range: $95K - $179K

$95K

$179K

$95,000 - $179,068 Range

Navartis
4.7

Navartis

Project Engineer

$140,700

 /yr
Range: $110K - $160K

$110K

$160K

$110,000 - $159,737 Range

Civmec
4

Civmec

Project Engineer

$106,263

 /yr
Range: $71K - $130K

$71K

$130K

$71,449 - $130,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Project Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a a Project Engineer is $102,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Project Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1024 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Project Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a a Project Engineer in Australia is $140,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Project Engineer in Australia is $70,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$74,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $74,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$125,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$119,727
per year
A Project Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $119,727 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$100,000
per year
A Construction Project Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Sydney Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Brisbane Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$124,000
per year
A Project Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $124,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Construction Project Engineer in the Melbourne Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public