Experienced Chief Engineer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Chief Engineer is $79,729 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Systems Engineering, Engineering Design, Program Management, Team Leadership, and Project Management.

$46,096 - $148,028
$46K
$79K
$150K
MEDIAN: $79,433
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$13.98 - $45.17
$14
$24
$45
MEDIAN: $24.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,096 - $148,028  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $20,740  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$40,726 - $148,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 467
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.98 - $45.17  
   
Overtime
$19.24 - $62.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.67 - $20,740  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$40,726 - $148,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107

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Key Stats for Chief Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
10-19 years
77%
20 years or more
23%
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Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
▲52%

Engineering Design
▲49%

Program Management
▲34%

Team Leadership
▲19%

Project Management
▲11%

National Average
$78,000

People Management
▼1%

Operations Management
▼6%

HVAC System Design
▼14%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▼15%

▼17%

Plumbing
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%
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