Project Engineer salary in California

Average salary
$71,500/yr
Based on 1,968 income tax records
$28,000
$111,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$28,000
$111,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Project Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Project Engineer is $71,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,968 TurboTax users who reported their job as Project Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Project Engineer salary can vary between $28,000 to $111,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Project Engineer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Vallejo, CA
10 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$70K – $96K
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San Rafael, CA
13 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$75K – $94K
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Fresno, CA
11 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$79K – $97K
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San Mateo, CA
15 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$78K – $86K
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Sunnyvale, CA
14 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$63K – $92K
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Santa Clara, CA
13 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$74K – $92K
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Redondo Beach, CA
10 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$75K – $91K
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San Francisco, CA
126 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$66K – $92K
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Union City, CA
11 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$58K – $92K
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Oakland, CA
34 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$68K – $87K
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Campbell, CA
11 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$71K – $91K
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Fremont, CA
17 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$58K – $88K
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Los Angeles, CA
73 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$61K – $85K
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Huntington Beach, CA
16 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$56K – $81K
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San Jose, CA
90 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$58K – $88K
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Livermore, CA
17 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$56K – $88K
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Roseville, CA
16 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$60K – $83K
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Walnut Creek, CA
12 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$48K – $79K
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Pasadena, CA
11 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$69K – $90K
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Pleasanton, CA
13 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$68K – $86K
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Sacramento, CA
68 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$61K – $83K
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Torrance, CA
10 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$62K – $77K
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San Diego, CA
125 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$57K – $80K
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Costa Mesa, CA
12 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$58K – $78K
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Long Beach, CA
32 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$59K – $78K
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Fullerton, CA
12 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$52K – $73K
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Santa Rosa, CA
14 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$59K – $78K
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Hayward, CA
11 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$49K – $86K
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Irvine, CA
25 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$52K – $75K
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Newport Beach, CA
10 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$54K – $75K
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Riverside, CA
15 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$58K – $89K
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Stockton, CA
15 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$50K – $81K
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Santa Ana, CA
15 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$59K – $78K
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Corona, CA
11 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$50K – $71K
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Concord, CA
10 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$61K – $72K
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Bakersfield, CA
15 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$46K – $76K
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA
13 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$42K – $70K
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Chico, CA
15 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$52K – $66K
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Anaheim, CA
17 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$40K – $60K
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Glendale, CA
10 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$30K – $72K

Project Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, California
17 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$92K – $106K
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Level 10 Construction Lb, California
10 income tax records
$97,000/yr
$87K – $107K
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Performance Contracting Group, California
10 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$77K – $100K
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Insperity, California
17 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$53K – $93K
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A Teichert Son, California
13 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$80K – $86K
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Truebeck Construction, California
13 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$52K – $90K
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Turner Construction Company, California
14 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$78K – $93K
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Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction, California
20 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$75K – $83K
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Dpr Construction A General Partn, California
27 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$71K – $87K
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Clark California, California
18 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$74K – $87K
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Webcor Construction, California
20 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$75K – $85K
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Mccarthy Building Companies, California
22 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$51K – $81K
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Swinerton Builders, California
35 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$61K – $79K
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Helix Electric, California
10 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$71K – $77K
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Rudolph And Sletten, California
12 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$69K – $81K
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Acco Engineered Systems, California
17 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$64K – $80K
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The Whitingturner Cont Co, California
26 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$56K – $78K
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Granite Construction Company, California
14 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$60K – $74K
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Xl Construction Corp, California
13 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$40K – $79K
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Novo Construction, California
12 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$52K – $78K

Project Engineer demographics in California

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81% are single
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19% are married
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14% have kids
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25% own a home

Project Engineer salaries by age in California

$0
$19,000
$38,000
$57,000
$76,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Project Engineers in California

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The average salary for a project engineer in California is $71,500 per year. Project engineer salaries in California can vary between $28,000 to $111,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,968 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as project engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for project engineers in California: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan ($98,000 a year), Level 10 Construction Lb ($97,000 a year), and Performance Contracting Group ($96,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for project engineers in California: Vallejo, CA ($86,500 a year), San Rafael, CA ($86,000 a year), and Fresno, CA ($86,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.