The average pay for a Chief Engineer with Engineering Design skills is $115,176 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$68,214 - $169,552
$68K
$120K
$170K
MEDIAN: $115,176
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$11.79 - $60.40
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$68,214 - $169,552  
   
Bonus
$1,513 - $25,143  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,361  
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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$62,522 - $186,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $60.40  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $63.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,513 - $25,143  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,361  
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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$62,522 - $186,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Chief Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
055
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
55%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$118,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

Entry-Level
up arrow 47%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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