Chief Mechanical Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Chief Mechanical Engineer is $99,641 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$63,616 - $141,366
$64K
$93K
$140K
MEDIAN: $93,439
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$0$151K
Salary $63,616 - $141,366
Bonus $250.00 - $20,000
Profit Sharing $4,913
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$65,061 - $151,006
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Chief Mechanical Engineer

Chief mechanical engineers hold high-level engineering positions. They not only work on their own projects, but also oversee other engineers working on their projects. They are also expected to be involved with the financial and planning aspects of projects rather than simply the engineering aspect. As such, there are numerous career opportunities in mechanical engineering and the jobs can vary greatly.

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Chief Mechanical Engineer Tasks

  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.

Common Career Paths for Chief Mechanical Engineer


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Key Stats for Chief Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
58%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Chief Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$97,000

Skills That Affect Chief Mechanical Engineer Salaries



National Average
$97,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
58%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 15%
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