£61,362
Avg. Salary
£50.05
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£4,987

Bonus

£3,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Chief Engineer is £50.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Chief Engineer is £61,362 per year.

£41.50
10%
£50.05
50%
£70.00
90%
MEDIAN £50.05
£41k
10%
£61k
50%
£82k
90%
MEDIAN £61,362
£41,252 - £82,265
£41K
£61K
£82K
MEDIAN: £61,362
10%
50%
90%
£41.50 - £70.00
£50
MEDIAN: £50.05
50%
£0£95K
Salary £41,252 - £82,265
Bonus £728 - £14,381
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £13,311
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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£42,088 - £95,987
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 171
Hourly Data £0£70
Hourly Rate £50.05
Overtime £32.00
Annual Data £0£95K
Bonus £728 - £14,381
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £13,311
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).
)
£42,088 - £95,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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.

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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 Pay By Employer

$0$142K

$41,834

$67,407

$37,759

Hilton Worldwide
14 profiles
$53,000

$31,970

$94,497

$60,000

Hampton Inn
12 profiles
$33,280

$35,760

CBRE Group
11 profiles
$70,999

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 ₤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

18%

National Average: £64,897

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

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
5 %
Male
95 %
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
52%

Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

▲9%

National Average
₤65,000

▼2%

▼9%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

People Management
▲10%



National Average
₤65,000

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
52%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 43%