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How Much Does a Crew Chief Earn In The United States?

Crew Chief Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$61,000
$26,000
$61,000
$145,000
Crew chiefs in the United States make an average salary of $61,918 per year or $29.77 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $145,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maine, Alaska, Washington, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin provide the highest crew chief salaries.
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Where Crew Chiefs Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where crew chiefs earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Crew Chiefs Earn In Different Cities?

While a crew chief can average a salary of $61,918 per year, or $29.77 per hour, there are many opportunities for crew chiefs to make more. For example, in Oakland, CA you might make $91,151 per year. Other high-paying locations include Seattle, WA, New York, NY and Richmond, VA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Oakland, CA where the average starting salary is $44,000. The highest paying states for crew chiefs include Maine, Alaska and Washington. Meanwhile, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Wyoming offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. Oakland, CA
$91,151
Avg. Salary
$36k
$133k
2. Seattle, WA
$86,150
Avg. Salary
$36k
$133k
3. New York, NY
$83,502
Avg. Salary
$36k
$133k
4. Richmond, VA
$74,917
Avg. Salary
$36k
$133k
5. Haverhill, MA
$72,372
Avg. Salary
$36k
$133k
6. Saint Louis, MO
$68,747
Avg. Salary
$36k
$133k

High Paying Crew Chief Jobs

Which Companies Pay Crew Chiefs The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Contours and Fairfax Water as they offer the highest salaries for crew chiefs.
Company
Avg. Salary
$25k
$126k
Avg. Salary
$25k
$126k
Avg. Salary
$25k
$126k
Avg. Salary
$25k
$126k
Avg. Salary
$25k
$126k
Avg. Salary
$25k
$126k

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Crew Chief Salary History

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    Recently Added Crew Chief Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Loundoun County Government
    Loundoun County Government
    Public Works Crew Chief
    Public Works Crew Chief
    Public Works Crew Chief
    Enon, VA
    Enon, VA
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $53,347
    $53,347
    01/29/2021
    Radiant Plumbing Services
    Radiant Plumbing Services
    Excavation Crew Chief
    Excavation Crew Chief
    Excavation Crew Chief
    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $52,175
    $52,175
    01/26/2021
    Disaster Restoration Crew Chief
    Disaster Restoration Crew Chief
    Ames, IA
    Ames, IA
    01/16/2021
    01/16/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    01/16/2021
    King County Washington
    King County Washington
    Crew Chief (SDA-Brightwater Treatment Plant)
    Crew Chief (SDA-Brightwater Treatment Plant)
    Crew Chief (SDA-Brightwater Treatment Plant)
    Woodinville, WA
    Woodinville, WA
    12/19/2020
    12/19/2020
    $73,549
    $73,549
    12/19/2020
    Archaeologist II Crew Chief
    Archaeologist II Crew Chief
    Ridgecrest, CA
    Ridgecrest, CA
    12/14/2020
    12/14/2020
    $52,175
    $52,175
    12/14/2020
    Restorer/Crew Chief
    Restorer/Crew Chief
    Lima, OH
    Lima, OH
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/30/2020
    Cobb County Police Department
    Cobb County Police Department
    General Crew Chief
    General Crew Chief
    General Crew Chief
    Marietta, GA
    Marietta, GA
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $35,333
    $35,333
    10/23/2020
    Crew Chief II
    Crew Chief II
    Durham, NC
    Durham, NC
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $53,768
    $53,768
    10/21/2020
    Tulsa County
    Tulsa County
    Construction Crew Chief
    Construction Crew Chief
    Construction Crew Chief
    Tulsa, OK
    Tulsa, OK
    09/30/2020
    09/30/2020
    $37,424
    $37,424
    09/30/2020
    Crew Chief
    Crew Chief
    Bessemer, AL
    Bessemer, AL
    09/24/2020
    09/24/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    09/24/2020