Average Chief Engineer Salary

$85,014
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$85k
90%
$165k

The average salary for a Chief Engineer is $85,014

Base Salary
$44k - $165k
Bonus
$978 - $25k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $15k
Commission
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$35k - $164k
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Job Satisfaction for Chief Engineer

4.1 out of 5
(393)
Highly Satisfied
45Reviews
Based on 393 responses, the job of Chief Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.09 out of 5. On average, Chief Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
96.6%
Female
3.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 859 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

77%

Dental

70%

Vision

63%

None

22%