The average pay for a Chief Engineer with Systems Engineering skills is $117,173 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$51,439 - $182,898
$51K
$120K
$180K
MEDIAN: $117,173
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50%
90%

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$14.30 - $67.80
$14
$28
$68
MEDIAN: $27.95
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$51,439 - $182,898  
   
Bonus
$562 - $25,403  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,479  
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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$44,590 - $196,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.30 - $67.80  
   
Overtime
$24.46 - $99.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$562 - $25,403  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $48,479  
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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$44,590 - $196,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Engineer

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

Key Stats for Chief Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
47%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$115,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 33%

Entry-Level
up arrow 59%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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