Chief Engineer with Maintenance Skills Salary

With slightly less than three-fifths of Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills is $58K per year and can range from $31K on the lower end to $92K per year near the higher end. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the company, though the particular city and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. Although about a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,633 - $91,139
(Median)
$36K
$58K
$91K
MEDIAN: $57,515
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$11.64 - $38.80
(Median)
$12
$18
$39
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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 (?
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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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Hilton Garden Inn, Marriott International, Inc., Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, and Hilton Worldwide are among the top companies that take on many Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills. Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills flock to Jones Lang LaSalle for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $85K lead the pack in compensation. Other leaders in compensation levels are Marriott International, Inc. at $47K, Holiday Inn at $40K, and Hilton Garden Inn, where Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills annually earn $39K.

Hilton Worldwide, Courtyard by Marriott, and Hampton Inn also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $36K, $36K, and $39K.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $41K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $50K. On average, Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills make $59K following one to two decades on the job. Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $69K on average.

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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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