Chief Engineer in Seattle Salary

Chief Engineers in Seattle with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent more than four-fifths of Seattle Chief Engineers. Salaries average out to around $95K per year and spread from $58K to $230K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$63,452 - $199,281
$63K
$95K
$200K
MEDIAN: $95,000
10%
50%
90%

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$17.50 - $45.00
$40
MEDIAN: $40.00
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$63,452 - $199,281  
   
Bonus
$1,546 - $96,958  
Total Pay (?
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$58,462 - $229,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Overtime
$67.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,546 - $96,958  
   
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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$58,462 - $229,565  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
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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Key Stats for Chief Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
50%
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$98,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼23%

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
▲40%

Engineering Design
▲28%

National Average
$98,000

Operations Management
▼11%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼13%

Maintenance
▼15%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
▼23%

Project Management
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: 5%
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