The average pay for a Chief Engineer is AU$133,917 per year. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$82,249 - AU$223,008
AU$82K
AU$130K
AU$220K
MEDIAN: AU$133,917
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$244K
Salary AU$82,249 - AU$223,008
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$55,234
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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AU$82,960 - AU$244,630
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

Chief Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Chief Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$96,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$135,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Chief Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$128,000 based on 16 salaries. A Chief Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$179,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$131,483

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

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Key Stats for Chief Engineer

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
46%

Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

▲36%

▲3%

National Average
AU$131,000

▼2%

▼27%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 86%