A Chief Engineer earns an average salary of AED 279,000 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AED 66,000 - AED 642,647
AED 280K
AED 640K
MEDIAN: AED 279,000
Salary AED 66,000 - AED 642,647
Bonus AED 5,554 - AED 140,375
Profit Sharing AED 15,000
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).
AED 75,600 - AED 713,245
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Chief Engineer

The chief engineer is generally in charge of building, maintenance, and repairs needed on-site. This position is often a supervisory role, in which the chief engineer works with maintenance subordinates and delegates tasks. Some of the duties of the chief engineer include purchasing materials or equipment, fulfilling budget requirements when ordering supplies, and keeping stock of necessary inventory. The chief engineer must work closely with other managers or supervisors to ensure operations run smoothly and meet standards of safety and cleanliness. This position also requires formulating blueprints and designs to be implemented using machinery and equipment.


Chief Engineer Tasks

  • Supervise engineering department staff and operations, and provide technical leadership and mentoring from quotation to execution.
  • Secure internal, external, and customer funding and assist in the development, preparation, and implementation of operating and capital budgets, and control of expenditures.
  • Ensure quality assurance for facility and its services.
  • Operate, maintain, and repair equipment and machinery.
  • Develop designs, specifications, and/or software of new product development projects.

Chief Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 297,500

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Chief Engineer

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries


National Average
AED 298,000


Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 8%