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Chief Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average pay for a Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $98,315 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.
Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$62,285 - $158,561
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $98,314
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$62,285 - $158,561  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $83,121  
Profit Sharing
$8,647 - $25,434  
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).
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$61,995 - $194,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%
Late-Career
up arrow 17%
National Average
$94,000

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 37%
Systems Engineering
up arrow 8%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
National Average
$94,000
Operations Management
up arrow 9%
Maintenance
up arrow 10%
HVAC System Design
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%