Average pay for a Seattle Chief Engineer is considerable, rounding six figures at $95K per year. The majority of Seattle Chief Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$59,002 - $194,934
(Median)
$59K
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$190K
MEDIAN: $95,000
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$17.80 - $49.57
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$59,002 - $194,934  
   
Bonus
$1,546 - $96,958  
Total Pay (?
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$48,500 - $186,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$42.50  
   
Overtime
$71.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,546 - $96,958  
   
Total Pay (?
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$48,500 - $186,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
662,064
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$100,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 37%

Engineering Design
up arrow 25%

National Average
$100,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 15%

Maintenance
up arrow 25%

Project Management
up arrow 27%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 33%

Operations Management
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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