Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $86,747 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Wireless and Wireless Data Communications. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$63,423 - $138,634
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$87K
$140K
MEDIAN: $86,747
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$63,423 - $138,634  
   
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$5,120  
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$60,636 - $137,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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 Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲31%

National Average
$86,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer Salaries

Wireless
▲27%

Wireless Data Communications
▲19%

Engineering Design
▲5%

National Average
$86,000

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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