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.

$61,395 - $151,749
(Median)
$61K
$98K
$150K
MEDIAN: $97,905
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Salary
$61,395 - $151,749  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,851  
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).
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$61,136 - $171,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Experience Affects Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$92,000

Skills That Affect Chief Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 39%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

National Average
$92,000

Operations Management
up arrow 8%

Maintenance
up arrow 9%

HVAC System Design
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%
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