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Director of Engineering Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for a Director of Engineering in Chicago, Illinois is $124,774 per year. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Director of Engineering in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$78,987 - $165,831
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$78,987 - $165,831  
   
Bonus
$4,932 - $29,933  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $5,042  
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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$85,193 - $185,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Experience Affects Director of Engineering in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$137,000

Skills That Affect Director of Engineering in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 17%
Engineering Design
up arrow 8%
Product Development
up arrow 8%
National Average
$137,000
People Management
up arrow 18%
Project Management
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%