Chief Engineer Salary with Project Management skills

With between two-thirds and three-fourths of Chief Engineers with Project Management skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Chief Engineers with Project Management skills is $82K per year and can range from $41K on the lower end to $158K per year near the higher end. Total cash compensation to Chief Engineers with Project Management skills approaches anywhere from $41K on the lower end to $158K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $20K from bonuses and upwards of $31K from profit sharing. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of Chief Engineers with Project Management skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,293 - $152,596

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$10.39 - $44.03

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$43,293 - $152,596  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,941  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $31,094  
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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$40,794 - $158,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 429
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.39 - $44.03  
   
Overtime
$18.27 - $58.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,941  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $31,094  
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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$40,794 - $158,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $47K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $62K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $81K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $105K.

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Experience Affects Chief Engineer with Project Management skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

National Average
$82,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

Entry-Level
up arrow 43%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 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
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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