The average pay for a Chief Operating Engineer is $78,541 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$64,284 - $96,660
$64K
$79K
$97K
MEDIAN: $78,541
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$27.62 - $58.96
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$64,284 - $96,660  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$3.00  
Total Pay (?
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$57,064 - $123,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$44.00  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
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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$57,064 - $123,093  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Chief Operating Engineer

  • 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.
  • Develop standard operating procedures for company equipment and systems.
  • Create a preventative maintenance schedule, conduct periodic operational testing, and oversee repairs when necessary.

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Key Stats for Chief Operating Engineer

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5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
72%
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Experience Affects Chief Operating Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$79,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Years of Experience

5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
72%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
dental benefits
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