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Chief Engineer Salary in Seattle

Chief Engineers in Seattle who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up close to three-fourths of Chief Engineers in Seattle, Wash.. Pay fluctuates from $40K to $172K per year, but expected earnings average $80K per year. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly all collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$39,088 - $170,296
MEDIAN: $80,000

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$39,088 - $170,296  
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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).
$39,577 - $172,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Chief Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Systems Engineering
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Operations Management
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National Average

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


8 %
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 91% employee benefits None: 3%