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Chief Engineer Salary in Seattle

Chief Engineers in Seattle tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — nearly four in five have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $40K to $169K per year, median earnings come to $83K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while almost all get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly all. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,328 - $158,299
(Median)
$39K
$83K
$160K
MEDIAN: $82,600
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$39,328 - $158,299  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $28,000  
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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$39,838 - $168,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Experience Affects Chief Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$87,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 71%

National Average
$87,000

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 16%

Project Management
up arrow 19%

Maintenance
up arrow 52%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

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