$42,657
Avg. Salary
$15.60
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$803

Bonus

$500

Profit Sharing

$3,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Crew Chief is $15.60 per hour.

The average pay for a Crew Chief is $42,657 per year.

$8.70
10%
$15.60
50%
$24.67
90%
MEDIAN $15.60
$23k
10%
$43k
50%
$71k
90%
MEDIAN $42,657
$23,320 - $71,322
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MEDIAN: $42,657
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$0$71K
Salary $23,320 - $71,322
Bonus $0.00 - $2,583
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,500
Commission $3,000
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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$19,447 - $60,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 147
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $8.70 - $24.67
Hourly Tips $0.09 - $8.75
Overtime $14.82 - $36.56
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,583
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,500
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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$19,447 - $60,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 614

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.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Crew Chief

Pay by Experience for a Crew Chief has a positive trend. An entry-level Crew Chief with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 195 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Crew Chief with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Crew Chief which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 122 salaries. A Crew Chief with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 61 salaries.

Crew Chief Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Crew Chief?

Crew Chief in Sioux Falls:
"Things to know before."
Taken in count how many hours you put Weekly. Time management. Knowledge of how to build. Able to keep a crew going throughout the day.

Crew Chief in Trenton:
"Work in all weather conditions, some weekends, high stress."
Pros: Working outside, changing job locations.
Cons: No help from my unexperiecned co-worker.

Crew Chief in Melbourne:
"Its very long and tireing hours. I do the job of five people."
Pros: I make 15$ an hour and make peoples home disaster like it never even happened.
Cons: Long hours. No days off. Rude co workers.

Crew Chief in Wilmington:
Pros: Traveling and working out doors.
Cons: Days when weather interferes with work.

Crew Chief in Louisville:
"If everyone was on the same page it would be a lot better."
Pros: That I get to help people get there home back together and making the customer at ease.
Cons: There needs to be more management and more organization. I feel my manager has to much on his plate and no organization.

Crew Chief in Chicago:
"Difficult."
Pros: Variety of jobs and out of town travel time.
Cons: Room for improvement and growth in company.

Crew Chief in Columbia:
Pros: Feels good to make customers happy. Most of my coworkers are good people.
Cons: I think I'm under paid for what I do. Totally taken advantage of. Work a lot of late crazy hours. Management doesn't seem to care about employes spending time with family. Very stressful.

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Key Stats for Crew Chief

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 161 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Crew Chief Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

Experienced
▲22%

▲11%

National Average
$37,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Crew Chief Salaries

Land Surveying
▲52%

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
▲47%

Team Leadership
▲10%

National Average
$37,000

Cleaning
▼8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 161 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 44%