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Project engineer salary in Salt Lake City, UT

How much does a Project Engineer make in Salt Lake City, UT?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $89,207
Low $65,821
High $120,903
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a project engineer is $89,207 per year in Salt Lake City, UT. 71 salaries reported, updated at September 17, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Salt Lake City, UT

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Project Engineers in Salt Lake City, UT

  1. SRI Telecom
    48 reviews6 salaries reported
    $108,532per year
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Highest paying cities for Project Engineers near Salt Lake City, UT

  1. Clearfield, UT
    $116,874 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. North Salt Lake, UT
    $110,439 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Salt Lake City, UT
    $89,207 per year
    71 salaries reported
  1. Draper, UT
    $77,580 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Roy, UT
    $77,256 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Ogden, UT
    $77,196 per year
    6 salaries reported
  1. Park City, UT
    $73,568 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Provo, UT
    $66,284 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Lindon, UT
    $58,063 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Project Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Project Engineers

Most recommended license

Professional Engineer

(earn +8.04% more)

The jobs requiring this license have increase by 11.05% since 2018. Project Engineers with this license earn +8.04% more than the average base salary, which is $89,207 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
20114increase by 4
20126112increase by 152700.00%
201317915increase by 193.11%
201423722increase by 32.41%
201511724decrease by 50.58%
201613823increase by 17.90%
201712852decrease by 7.02%
201818003increase by 40.08%
201919993increase by 11.05%

Top companies hiring Project Engineers on Indeed

CIRCOR International
Rio Tinto
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Stacy and Witbeck, Inc.
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Top skills
Network Architecture
Top certifications
Top fields of study
Electrical Engineering Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
3 jobs8
2 jobs7
3 jobs8
873 jobs1,422
12 jobs29
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Most common benefits for Project Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 995 ratings

58% of Project Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Salt Lake City, UT?


Job openings

Average $107,224 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Project Engineer

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