Chief Engineer Salary with Project Management skills

Chief Engineers with Project Management skills with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent between two-thirds and three-fourths of Chief Engineers with Project Management skills. Salaries average out to around $81K annually and spread from $41K to $156K per year. Final cash compensation to Chief Engineers with Project Management skills varies from around $41K to approximately $156K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $20K and $30K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Chief Engineers with Project Management skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$43,077 - $152,162
(Median)
$43K
$81K
$150K
MEDIAN: $81,473
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90%

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$10.39 - $44.03
(Median)
$10
$18
$44
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$43,077 - $152,162  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,591  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $30,201  
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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$40,546 - $156,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 417
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $44.03  
   
Overtime
$18.23 - $58.73  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,591  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $30,201  
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).
)
$40,546 - $156,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Engineer with Project Management skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Chief Engineers with Project Management skills. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $48K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $62K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $81K in this role. Professionals who achieve more than 20 years of experience generally enjoy cushy salaries; their median compensation sits in the ballpark of $106K, a plump six-figure sum.

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Experience Affects Chief Engineer with Project Management skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

National Average
$82,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Entry-Level
up arrow 41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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