The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $66,890 per year.

$54,458 - $81,786
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$54K
$67K
$82K
MEDIAN: $66,890
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$19.39 - $46.68
(Median)
$19
$33
$47
MEDIAN: $32.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$54,458 - $81,786  
   
Bonus
$979 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$54,657 - $84,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $46.68  
   
Overtime
$29.67 - $55.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$979 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$54,657 - $84,988  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
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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Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
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C++
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$68,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Autodesk Revit MEP
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 6%

Matlab
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 11%

C
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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