The average pay for an Experienced Chief Engineer is $79,511 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Engineering Design, Systems Engineering, Program Management, and Team Leadership.

$46,497 - $145,373
(Median)
$46K
$80K
$150K
MEDIAN: $79,510
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$14.82 - $48.39
(Median)
$15
$25
$48
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,497 - $145,373  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $20,498  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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$41,171 - $147,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 470
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $48.39  
   
Overtime
$15.66 - $67.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.67 - $20,498  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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$41,171 - $147,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 52%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 50%

Program Management
up arrow 44%

Team Leadership
up arrow 32%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

People Management
0%

National Average
$79,000

Operations Management
up arrow 7%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 17%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 17%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 18%


Plumbing
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

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