Chief Mechanical Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Chief Mechanical Engineer make in the United States? The average Chief Mechanical Engineer salary in the United States is $94,364 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $88,237 and $100,928. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Chief Mechanical Engineer?

Chief Mechanical Engineer and locomotive superintendent are titles applied by British, Australian, and New Zealand railway companies to the person ultimately responsible to the board of the company for the building and maintaining of the locomotives and rolling stock. In Britain, the post of locomotive superintendent was introduced in the late 1830s, and Chief Mechanical Engineer in 1886....

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