Chief Engineers in Seattle, Wash. can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $102K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Chief Engineers in Seattle, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$62,760 - $195,454
$63K
$100K
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MEDIAN: $101,735
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$17.80 - $47.37
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$62,760 - $195,454  
   
Bonus
$1,546 - $96,958  
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$58,197 - $198,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Hourly Rate
$40.98  
   
Overtime
$71.00  
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Bonus
$1,546 - $96,958  
   
Total Pay (?
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$58,197 - $198,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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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 4 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$102,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 35%

Engineering Design
up arrow 15%

National Average
$102,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 16%

Maintenance
up arrow 18%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 26%

Project Management
up arrow 28%

Operations Management
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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