The average pay for an Experienced Chief Engineer is $79,919 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Systems Engineering, Engineering Design, Team Leadership, and Program Management.

$47,487 - $146,511
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MEDIAN: $79,919
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$14.28 - $47.17
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MEDIAN: $24.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,487 - $146,511  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $20,551  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$41,205 - $147,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 460
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.28 - $47.17  
   
Overtime
$18.94 - $64.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$204.26 - $20,551  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$41,205 - $147,975  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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Key Stats for Chief Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
077
10-19 years
77%
20 years or more
23%
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Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 50%

Engineering Design
up arrow 49%

Team Leadership
up arrow 32%

Program Management
up arrow 25%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

People Management
0%

National Average
$79,000

Operations Management
up arrow 7%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 15%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 16%


HVAC System Design
up arrow 17%

Plumbing
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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