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.

$46,121 - $148,288
$46K
$80K
$150K
MEDIAN: $79,729
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$14.34 - $45.13
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$24
$45
MEDIAN: $24.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,121 - $148,288  
   
Bonus
$203.47 - $20,764  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,383  
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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$40,898 - $149,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 444
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $45.13  
   
Overtime
$19.47 - $63.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$203.47 - $20,764  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,383  
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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$40,898 - $149,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93

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National Average: $78,047

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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 55 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%
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Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
▲51%

Engineering Design
▲48%

Program Management
▲34%

Team Leadership
▲19%

Project Management
▲11%

National Average
$78,000

People Management
▼1%

Operations Management
▼7%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▼15%

HVAC System Design
▼15%

▼17%

Plumbing
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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