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Chief Operating Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Chief Operating Engineer is $70,822 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Chief Operating Engineer Salary (?
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$46,626 - $103,462
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $70,822
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Chief Operating Engineer Salary (?
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$17.06 - $49.02
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,626 - $103,462  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,312  
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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$43,996 - $112,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.06 - $49.02  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $69.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,312  
   
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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$43,996 - $112,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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
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National Average
$74,000
Mid-Career
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Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 15%