The average pay for a Chief Operating Engineer is $78,418 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$63,542 - $109,000
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MEDIAN: $78,417
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,542 - $109,000  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$3.00  
Total Pay (?
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$57,835 - $119,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$39.50  
   
Overtime
$42.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$3.00  
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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$57,835 - $119,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Chief Operating Engineer

  • Develop standard operating procedures for company equipment and systems.
  • Create a preventative maintenance schedule, conduct periodic operational testing, and oversee repairs when necessary.
  • Supervise the performance and maintenance of all mechanical and electrical services, ensuring that equipment operates properly at all times.
  • Prepare operating budgets and ensure that engineering department adheres to those budgets.

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Experience Affects Chief Operating Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$78,000

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Years of Experience

5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
70%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
medical benefits
Vision: 100%
dental benefits
None:
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