A Director of Engineering in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $145,978 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$103,005 - $169,599
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MEDIAN: $145,978
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$103,005 - $169,599  
   
Bonus
$7,830 - $41,476  
Profit Sharing
$5,057  
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$109,262 - $192,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
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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Experience Affects Director of Engineering Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$155,000

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering Salaries

Engineering Design
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Software Development Management
up arrow 2%

Leadership
0%

Product Development
0%

National Average
$155,000

People Management
up arrow 4%

Team Leadership
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
2%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
63%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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