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Chief Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $97,906 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$62,785 - $151,749
MEDIAN: $97,905

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$62,785 - $151,749  
$0.00 - $40,268  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $25,000  
Total Pay (?
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).
$62,730 - $170,526  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Experience Affects Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Engineering Design
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Systems Engineering
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Project Management
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National Average

Operations Management
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HVAC System Design
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%