Senior Electrical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Electrical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $89,199 per year. A skill in Board Design / Debug is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Electrical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$72,859 - $121,872
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MEDIAN: $89,198
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$72,859 - $121,872  
   
Bonus
$500 - $15,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,949 - $4,578  
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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$75,515 - $124,216  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Experience Affects Senior Electrical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$93,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 18%
Project Management
up arrow 9%
National Average
$93,000
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
AutoCAD
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%
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