Electrical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Electrical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $71,257 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Project Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$54,629 - $99,876
(Median)
$55K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,257
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$19.22 - $49.22
(Median)
$19
$34
$49
MEDIAN: $33.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,629 - $99,876  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,350  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $8,681  
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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$54,419 - $105,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 297
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.22 - $49.22  
   
Overtime
$5.14 - $50.31  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,350  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $8,681  
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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$54,419 - $105,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Experience Affects Electrical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%



National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 23%


Matlab
up arrow 7%


Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

C++
0%

National Average
$73,000

C
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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