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Director of Engineering Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Director of Engineering in Chicago, Illinois is $127,070 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership and Product Development. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$80,822 - $165,556
MEDIAN: $127,069

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$80,822 - $165,556  
$5,017 - $31,027  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,152  
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).
$90,042 - $186,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Experience Affects Director of Engineering in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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Product Development
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Engineering Design
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National Average

People Management
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


2 %
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%