How much does a Top Engineering Executive make in the United States? The average Top Engineering Executive salary in the United States is $287,615 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $254,146 and $327,523. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Top Engineering Executive Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Top Engineering Executive Salary $223,675 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Top Engineering Executive Salary $254,146 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Top Engineering Executive Salary $287,615 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Top Engineering Executive Salary $327,523 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Top Engineering Executive Salary $363,858 US April 24, 2024
25% $254,146 10% $223,675 90% $363,858 75% $327,523 $287,615 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Top Engineering Executive need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Leadership: Knowledge of and ability to employ effective strategies that motivate and guide other members within our business to achieve optimum results.


Housekeeping: Housekeeping department is keeping the venue clean and sanitary as part of customer service. Cleaners vacuum rugs and furniture in hallways, rooms and public areas. They collect trash and empty wastebaskets, change the sheets and make the beds.


Sustainability: Sustainability is a societal goal that broadly aims for humans to safely co-exist on planet Earth over a long time. Specific definitions of sustainability are difficult to agree on and therefore vary in the literature and over time.

Leadership 7.14%
Housekeeping 2.05%
Sustainability 1.46%
Others 89.35%

Job Description for Top Engineering Executive

Top Engineering Executive establishes the overall objectives and initiatives of an engineering department. Develops ideas for new products or product enhancements and oversees the creation and improvement of products researched by the engineering department. Being a Top Engineering Executive provides engineering expertise to other departments, such as marketing, where needed. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Additionally, Top Engineering Executive typically reports to top management or a CEO. Responsible for the development of functional or business unit strategy for the entire organization. Defines corporate vision and strategy establishes company direction and focus. Executes multiple high impact initiatives to achieve overall corporate goals. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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Top Engineering Executive salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Top Engineering Executive, the highest Top Engineering Executive salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Top Engineering Executive salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Top Engineering Executive salary is in Miami, FL, where the Top Engineering Executive salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
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