Chief Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary

The median salary for Chief Engineers with Project Management skills is $80K annually, and compared to other cities, San Diego offers the biggest paychecks at around $194K on average. Chief Engineers with Project Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+69 percent), Los Angeles (+61 percent), Houston (+56 percent), and Chicago (+40 percent). Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$45,712 - $159,210
$46K
$80K
$160K
MEDIAN: $80,369
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90%

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$13.14 - $44.53
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$22
$45
MEDIAN: $21.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$45,712 - $159,210  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,468  
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $30,913  
Total Pay (?
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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$40,831 - $170,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 277
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.14 - $44.53  
   
Overtime
$20.59 - $66.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,468  
   
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $30,913  
Total Pay (?
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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$40,831 - $170,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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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 $50,000 based on 56 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 $63,000 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Chief Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 118 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 $101,000 based on 136 salaries.

Key Stats for Chief Engineer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

▲30%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
▼19%

Entry-Level
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%
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