Energy Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An average Energy Engineer in Chicago, Ill. can expect to take home roughly $68K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Energy Engineers in Chicago, Ill. (50 percent) survey respondents. Men working as Chicago Energy Engineers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$56,216 - $80,623
$56K
$68K
$81K
MEDIAN: $68,297
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$56,216 - $80,623  
   
Bonus
$960 - $12,162  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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$50,684 - $89,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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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Key Stats for Energy Engineer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Energy Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$69,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Energy Engineer Salaries

HVAC System Design
▲12%


Green Building
▲1%

Energy / Utilities
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Technical Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Project Management
▼1%

Engineering Design
▼5%

Green Energy
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: