Experienced Chief Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Experienced Chief Engineer is $74,080 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Engineering Design, Systems Engineering, Program Management, and People Management.
Experienced Chief Engineer Total Pay (?
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$41,880 - $139,011
(Median)
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110K
140K
MEDIAN: $74,079
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Experienced Chief Engineer Total Pay (?
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$12.74 - $39.81
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,880 - $139,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,473  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $29,517  
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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$37,753 - $145,223  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 686
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.74 - $39.81  
   
Overtime
$15.07 - $56.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,473  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $29,517  
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).
)
$37,753 - $145,223  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 686
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Pay Difference By Location
Chicago
up arrow 110%
Indianapolis
up arrow 48%
San Diego
up arrow 41%
Boston
up arrow 33%
New York
up arrow 32%
Washington
up arrow 23%
Atlanta
up arrow 4%
National Average
$71,000
Houston
up arrow 3%
up arrow 7%
Orlando
up arrow 14%
Seattle
up arrow 16%
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Skills That Affect Experienced Chief Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 72%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 62%
Program Management
up arrow 61%
People Management
up arrow 32%
Project Management
up arrow 6%
National Average
$71,000
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%
Operations Management
up arrow 6%
Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 10%
HVAC System Design
up arrow 14%
Maintenance
up arrow 19%
Plumbing
up arrow 27%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 128 votes.
Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%
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