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The average chief engineer electrical or mechanical salary in Colorado, United States is $79,829 or an hourly rate of $38. This is 1% higher (+$1,032) than the average chief engineer electrical or mechanical salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,403.
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Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level chief engineer electrical or mechanical (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $56,856. On the other end, a senior level chief engineer electrical or mechanical (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $106,866.
Job Description
Research, design, develop, or test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use employing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls. Excludes “Computer Hardware Engineers" (17-2061).

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