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Senior Project Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Senior Project Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $87,359 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Word and AutoCAD.

$68,261 - $115,624
MEDIAN: $87,358

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$68,261 - $115,624  
$-0.49 - $48,479  
Profit Sharing
$4,913 - $14,874  
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).
$70,151 - $129,117  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Experience Affects Senior Project Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Senior Project Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Microsoft Word
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Technical Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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National Average

Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

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


8 %
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 2%