Civil Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Civil Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $62,503 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, AutoDesk, and Project. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$49,453 - $88,187
(Median)
$49K
$63K
$88K
MEDIAN: $62,502
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90%

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$22.09 - $43.95
(Median)
$22
$30
$44
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,453 - $88,187  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,131  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $8,859  
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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$49,830 - $91,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 241
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.09 - $43.95  
   
Overtime
$24.86 - $44.42  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,131  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $8,859  
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).
)
$49,830 - $91,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%



National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries


AutoDesk
up arrow 12%

Project
up arrow 11%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Microstation
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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