The average pay for a Chief Engineer is AU$140,848 per year.

AU$81,815 - AU$206,084
AU$82K
AU$130K
AU$210K
MEDIAN: AU$130,006
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$223K
Salary AU$81,815 - AU$206,084
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$55,624
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$80,522 - AU$223,008
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Chief Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$96,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$94,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Chief Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$156,000 based on 10 salaries. A Chief Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$163,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Chief Engineer

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
41%
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲23%

National Average
AU$126,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Mid-Career
▼26%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 85%
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