Chief Engineer with Maintenance Skills Salary

A little more than half of Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $30K to $92K per year, and the average comes out to $61K per year. Cash earnings for Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills — including $10K in bonuses and $5K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $30K to $92K depending on individual performance. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is geography, though the company and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, about one in four claim no health benefits at all. Most Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,055 - $90,422
$36K
$61K
$90K
MEDIAN: $61,404
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$11.97 - $37.15
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$18
$37
MEDIAN: $18.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$36,055 - $90,422  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,382  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$29,936 - $91,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 294
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.97 - $37.15  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $61.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,382  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$29,936 - $91,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 161

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Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide, Holiday Inn, Marriott International, Inc., and Jones Lang LaSalle are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills. The biggest paychecks can be found at Jones Lang LaSalle — the median salary there is $85K. Hilton Worldwide, Hilton Corporation, and Marriott International, Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills earning around $74K, $47K, or $46K at each firm, respectively.

Hilton Garden Inn, Fairfield Inn By Marriott, and Hampton Inn also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $30K, $34K, and $38K-paychecks on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Engineer

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 pocket $38K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $65K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $73K on average.

Key Stats for Chief Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

▲17%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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