Senior Electrical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Electrical Engineers in Chicago tend to be well-versed in their field, and just below two-thirds have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $96K per year, but may range from $77K to $126K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. For the most part, Senior Electrical Engineers in Chicago, Ill. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$74,426 - $124,652

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$32.44 - $58.19

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$74,426 - $124,652  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,920  
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$77,064 - $125,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$32.44 - $58.19  
   
Overtime
$32.21 - $76.03  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,920  
   
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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$77,064 - $125,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$99,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

National Average
$99,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 5%
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