The average salary for a Chief Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $100,345 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Systems Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.

$65,000 - $162,778
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$65,889 - $177,539  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$100,000

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 36%

National Average
$100,000

Operations Management
up arrow 9%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 17%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
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