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Late-Career Chief Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Late-Career Chief Engineer is $100,464 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Systems Engineering, Engineering Design, and Program Management.
Late-Career Chief Engineer Salary (?
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$51,974 - $163,888
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $100,463
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Late-Career Chief Engineer Salary (?
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$14.85 - $51.00
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,974 - $163,888  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,502  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $39,732  
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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$49,859 - $177,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 582
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $51.00  
   
Overtime
$8.30 - $87.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,502  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $39,732  
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).
)
$49,859 - $177,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Pay Difference By Location

Detroit
up arrow 61%
Washington
up arrow 53%
Houston
up arrow 39%
Los Angeles
up arrow 38%
Chicago
up arrow 9%
New York
up arrow 8%
Baltimore
0%
National Average
$100,000
Seattle
up arrow 12%
San Francisco
up arrow 16%
Denver
up arrow 20%
Orlando
up arrow 26%
Miami
up arrow 27%
Phoenix
up arrow 33%
Nashville
up arrow 35%
Dallas
up arrow 39%
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Chief Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 48%
Engineering Design
up arrow 46%
Program Management
up arrow 44%
Project Management
up arrow 8%
National Average
$100,000
Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 15%
Operations Management
up arrow 18%
HVAC System Design
up arrow 27%
Maintenance
up arrow 30%
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 30%
Plumbing
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%