Chief Engineer Salary with Project Management skills

With somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Chief Engineers with Project Management skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $41K to $157K per year and averages out to $82K per year. Total cash compensation for Chief Engineers with Project Management skills runs from $41K to $157K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $20K and profit sharing that can reach almost $40K. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Chief Engineers with Project Management skills is high. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$43,171 - $152,449
(Median)
$43K
$82K
$150K
MEDIAN: $81,521
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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 (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$43,171 - $152,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,717  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $40,000  
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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$40,630 - $156,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 421
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 (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,717  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $40,000  
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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$40,630 - $156,840  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $48K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $62K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $81K in this role. Chief Engineers with Project Management skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median 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 24%

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%
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