Chief Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary

The median salary for Chief Engineers with Project Management skills is $78K 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 (+73 percent), Los Angeles (+65 percent), Houston (+60 percent), and Chicago (+44 percent). The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,385 - $160,358
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$78K
$160K
MEDIAN: $78,246
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$13.65 - $43.95
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MEDIAN: $21.71
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$0$165K
Salary $45,385 - $160,358
Bonus $102.13 - $25,061
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,000
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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$40,465 - $165,334
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 276
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $13.65 - $43.95
Overtime $20.86 - $64.71
Annual Data $0$165K
Bonus $102.13 - $25,061
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,000
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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$40,465 - $165,334
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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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 76 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
40%
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

▲34%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
▼17%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%
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