A Project Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $65,685 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Energy / Utilities, Project, Matlab, and Engineering Design.

$52,344 - $91,274
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$91K
MEDIAN: $65,685
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$15.66 - $51.06
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$16
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$51
MEDIAN: $31.00
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$52,344 - $91,274  
   
Bonus
$508 - $7,802  
Profit Sharing
$99.78 - $4,085  
Commission
$0.00  
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$52,765 - $95,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.66 - $51.06  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $50.77  
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Bonus
$508 - $7,802  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$99.78 - $4,085  
Total Pay (?
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$52,765 - $95,106  
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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Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%



National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Project Engineer Salaries

Energy / Utilities
up arrow 31%


Project
up arrow 17%

Matlab
up arrow 17%

SolidWorks
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Project
up arrow 1%

National Average
$67,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 6%




AutoDesk
up arrow 11%

Autodesk Software
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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