Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $100,369 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.

$62,611 - $152,128
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$63K
$100K
$150K
MEDIAN: $100,368
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$62,611 - $152,128  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,547  
Profit Sharing
$15,000  
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).
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$64,807 - $171,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$97,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 31%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$97,000

Operations Management
up arrow 13%

Maintenance
up arrow 14%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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