The average hourly pay for a Crew Chief is $15.71.
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Job Description for Crew Chief
Many companies will utilize rank-and-file or hourly employees as their first level of supervision. These employees, typically called "crew chiefs," either work to assist management in performing their regular job duties, or perform supervisory and oversight work when managers are not present. For example, crew chiefs are often employed in fast food restaurants and on commercial cleaning/maintenance crews. Typically, crew chiefs help to ensure that all crew members perform their duties in a thor…Read more
Crew Chief Tasks
- Oversee and direct a crew of mechanics during field operations.
- Facilitate the maintenance process with software such as CAD and Autodesk.
- Supervise equipment maintenance, ensuring all machinery and tools are in optimal condition.
Popular Employer Salaries for Crew Chief
The top respondents for the job title Crew Chief are from the companies Servpro Industries, Inc., Culver's and McDonald's Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Servpro Industries, Inc. where the average pay is $15.09. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Culver's and IHOP Corporation, earning around $10.36 and $10.24, respectively. McDonald's Corporation pays the lowest at around $8.50. McDonald's Restaurants Ltd. and Wendy's International, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $9.24 and $9.28, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Crew Chief
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Skills in Team Leadership, People Management, Training and Land Surveying are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Crew Chief
An entry-level Crew Chief with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.32 based on 33 salaries. An early career Crew Chief with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.69 based on 308 salaries. A mid-career Crew Chief with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.36 based on 165 salaries. An experienced Crew Chief with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.11 based on 164 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Crew Chief in their job title in Fort Worth, Texas earn an average of 29.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (27.3% more) and Houston, Texas (24.6% more).
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