Chief Engineer with Maintenance Skills Salary

More than half of Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $30K to $90K per year, but median earnings come to around $61K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills can bottom out near $30K or peak near $90K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and experience level are driving factors as well. Some workers in this field — close to a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$37,544 - $86,955
$38K
$61K
$87K
MEDIAN: $60,672
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50%
90%

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$12.13 - $38.44
$12
$19
$38
MEDIAN: $18.72
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$0$90K
Salary $37,544 - $86,955
Bonus $0.00 - $9,620
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,637
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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$30,493 - $90,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 321
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $12.13 - $38.44
Overtime $18.41 - $61.01
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,620
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,637
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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$30,493 - $90,346
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 177

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Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills fill the offices of leading firms Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Jones Lang LaSalle, Hilton Worldwide, and Fairfield Inn By Marriott. Jones Lang LaSalle offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $85K. Chief Engineers with Maintenance skills can also look forward to large paychecks at Hilton Corporation ($47K), Marriott International, Inc. ($46K), and Crestline Hotels and Resorts ($43K).

Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, and Fairfield Inn By Marriott are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($31K, $33K, and $34K respectively).

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 $38,000 based on 141 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 $50,000 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Chief Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 161 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 $73,000 based on 117 salaries.

Key Stats for Chief Engineer

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

▲33%

▲18%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 24%
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