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Average Chief Building Engineer Salary

$75,752
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$3,860
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The average salary for a Chief Building Engineer is $75,752.
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$56k
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$76k
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$96k
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What Do Chief Building Engineers Do?

Chief Building Engineer Tasks
  • Lead building operations, assign duties, and train staff and subcontractors on safety and operational procedure.
  • Schedule and oversee subcontractors.
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance program.
  • Monitor building systems, review procedures, and inspect completed work to ensure regulation compliance and safety.

Job Satisfaction for Chief Building Engineer

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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Building Engineers?

Skills in Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Systems Troubleshooting, Operations Management, People Management and HVAC System Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Building Engineers?

An early career Chief Building Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,457 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Chief Building Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,886 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Chief Building Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,811 based on 69 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,915.
Employees with Chief Building Engineer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 18.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (15.0% more) and Denver, Colorado (7.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (11.0% less) and Houston, Texas (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 207 survey responses.
Early Career
9.2%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
33.3%
Late Career
37.7%