An Applications Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $65,819 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Technical Sales is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$53,010 - $86,312
(Median)
$53K
$66K
$86K
MEDIAN: $65,818
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$53,010 - $86,312  
   
Bonus
$1,939 - $8,037  
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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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$56,618 - $88,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Applications Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Applications Engineer Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 10%

Sales Engineering
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
up arrow 4%

National Average
$69,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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