Civil Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Civil Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $64,302 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 and Bentley InRoad Software Suite. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$53,861 - $95,580
$54K
$64K
$96K
MEDIAN: $64,302
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$20.96 - $42.68
$21
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$43
MEDIAN: $29.97
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$53,861 - $95,580  
   
Bonus
$490.68 - $5,973  
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$53,586 - $96,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.96 - $42.68  
   
Overtime
$25.74 - $49.13  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$490.68 - $5,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,250  
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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$53,586 - $96,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Civil Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Civil Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Civil Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Civil Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 21 salaries. A Civil Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Civil Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Civil Engineer Salaries

▲105%

▲35%

▲21%

National Average
$65,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Civil Engineer Salaries


Bentley InRoad Software Suite
▲11%

AutoDesk
▲10%


▲6%




Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼0%

National Average
$65,000


Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%



▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 5%