Chief Engineer with Maintenance Skills Salary

Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than three-fifths of Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills. Pay fluctuates from $31K to $92K per year, but expected earnings average $58K annually. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the company, followed by geography and experience level. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — around one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$35,633 - $91,139
(Median)
$36K
$58K
$91K
MEDIAN: $57,515
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90%

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$11.64 - $38.80
(Median)
$12
$18
$39
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,633 - $91,139  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,187  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$30,529 - $91,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 505
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$11.64 - $38.80  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$16.37 - $58.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,187  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$30,529 - $91,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills include Hilton Garden Inn, Marriott International, Inc., Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, and Hilton Worldwide. Jones Lang LaSalle offers the largest salaries in town — $85K on average. Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills can also look forward to large paychecks at Marriott International, Inc. ($47K), Holiday Inn ($40K), and Hilton Garden Inn ($39K).

Hilton Worldwide, Courtyard by Marriott, and Hampton Inn are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($36K, $36K, and $39K respectively).

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Engineer

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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $50K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills make a median salary of $59K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $69K.

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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%


National Average
$53,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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