A Chief Engineer earns an average salary of £60,388 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

£40,059 - £86,267
£40K
£61K
£86K
MEDIAN: £61,319
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£0£96K
Salary £40,059 - £86,267
Bonus £493.16 - £15,364
Profit Sharing £4,000
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).
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£40,421 - £96,334
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

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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 ₤49,000 based on 5 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 ₤59,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Chief Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤64,000 based on 49 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 ₤70,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £64,607

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Chief Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Engineer?

Chief Engineer in Carlisle:
"Works engineer."
Pros: Variety of challenges. Broad depth of issues. Seeing projects through to fruition.
Cons: Pressure and limitations on resource. Undervalued.

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Key Stats for Chief Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
55%

Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

▲9%

National Average
₤65,000

▼1%

▼8%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

People Management
▲11%



National Average
₤65,000

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 43%