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Chief Engineer Salary with Project Management skills

Chief Engineers with Project Management skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $82K per year, but may range from $41K to $156K per year. Overall cash earnings for Chief Engineers with Project Management skills stretch from $41K on the lower end to $156K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $19K from bonuses and $30K from profit sharing. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Chief Engineers with Project Management skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$43,262 - $151,868
(Median)
$43K
$82K
$150K
MEDIAN: $81,846
10%
50%
90%

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$10.34 - $44.14
(Median)
$10
$19
$44
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
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
$43,262 - $151,868  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,268  
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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$40,713 - $155,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 396
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $44.14  
   
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 - $19,268  
   
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).
)
$40,713 - $155,721  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Chief Engineers with Project Management skills. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $64K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $47K. Chief Engineers with Project Management skills see a median salary of $79K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience reap the fruits of their labor to the six-figure tune of $109K — the plum median salary in this group.

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Experience Affects Chief Engineer with Project Management skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

National Average
$82,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

Entry-Level
up arrow 42%

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
45%

Common Health Benefits

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