Civil Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Civil Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $62,144 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 AutoDesk. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$48,830 - $87,250

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$21.98 - $42.47

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,830 - $87,250  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,175  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $9,973  
Total Pay (?
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$49,180 - $89,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 235
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$21.98 - $42.47  
   
Overtime
$24.72 - $42.84  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,175  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $9,973  
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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$49,180 - $89,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Pay by Experience Level for Civil Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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Experience Affects Civil Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Late-Career
up arrow 29%


National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Civil Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


AutoDesk
up arrow 13%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 6%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Project
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$63,000

Autocad Civil 3D
up arrow 1%

Microstation
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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