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Experienced Chief Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Experienced Chief Engineer is $76,656 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 Salary (?
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$43,222 - $141,450
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $76,656
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Experienced Chief Engineer Salary (?
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$13.82 - $40.96
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,222 - $141,450  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,726  
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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$38,920 - $146,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.82 - $40.96  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $59.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,726  
   
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).
)
$38,920 - $146,347  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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San Diego
up arrow 35%
Boston
up arrow 27%
New York
up arrow 26%
Indianapolis
up arrow 24%
Houston
up arrow 3%
National Average
$75,000
Seattle
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Denver
up arrow 11%
Orlando
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Dallas
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Skills That Affect Experienced Chief Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 57%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 55%
Program Management
up arrow 51%
People Management
up arrow 33%
Project Management
up arrow 5%
National Average
$75,000
Operations Management
up arrow 6%
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 12%
Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 14%
HVAC System Design
up arrow 17%
Maintenance
up arrow 21%
Plumbing
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%