Late-Career Chief Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Late-Career Chief Engineer is $100,685 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Systems Engineering, Engineering Design, and Program Management.
Late-Career Chief Engineer Total Pay (?
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$51,496 - $163,606
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $100,684
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Late-Career Chief Engineer Total Pay (?
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$14.85 - $51.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,496 - $163,606  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,546  
Profit Sharing
$513 - $39,453  
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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$49,149 - $177,238  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 628
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $51.00  
   
Overtime
$8.21 - $85.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,546  
   
Profit Sharing
$513 - $39,453  
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).
)
$49,149 - $177,238  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 628
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Pay Difference By Location
Washington
up arrow 53%
Los Angeles
up arrow 44%
Houston
up arrow 36%
Dayton
up arrow 20%
Charlotte
up arrow 13%
Chicago
up arrow 11%
Boston
up arrow 11%
New York
up arrow 8%
Baltimore
0%
National Average
$100,000
Seattle
up arrow 12%
San Francisco
up arrow 16%
Miami
up arrow 24%
Orlando
up arrow 26%
Phoenix
up arrow 37%
Dallas
up arrow 39%
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Chief Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 49%
Engineering Design
up arrow 48%
Program Management
up arrow 47%
Project Management
up arrow 8%
National Average
$100,000
Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 17%
HVAC System Design
up arrow 28%
Maintenance
up arrow 30%
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 30%
Plumbing
up arrow 38%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 171 votes.
Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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