The average pay for a Chief Engineer with Systems Engineering skills is $116,306 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$51,211 - $179,027
(Median)
$51K
$120K
$180K
MEDIAN: $116,306
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50%
90%

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$15.19 - $72.51
(Median)
$15
$25
$73
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$51,211 - $179,027  
   
Bonus
$554 - $24,944  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,936  
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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$44,477 - $188,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.19 - $72.51  
   
Overtime
$24.46 - $146.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$554 - $24,944  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,936  
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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$44,477 - $188,868  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$116,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 34%

Entry-Level
up arrow 59%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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