Chief Engineer Salary in Seattle (United States)

Most Seattle Chief Engineers —more than three-quarters—have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $39,671 to $175,152 per year, but standard earnings come to around $85,017 per year. The vast majority of folks in this line of work enjoy health insurance benefits; the vast majority receive both medical and dental insurance and most get vision plans. Though the majority of Chief Engineers in Seattle do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Chief Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salary (?
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$39,148 - $171,582
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MEDIAN: $81,313
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$39,148 - $171,582  
   
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$0.00 - $35,508  
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$39,671 - $175,152  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$85,000
Mid-Career
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Experienced
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Skills That Affect Chief Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 76%
Operations Management
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National Average
$85,000
Facility Maintenance & Coordination
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Project Management
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Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 90% employee benefits None: 3%
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