Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $64,317 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, ANSYS, and Microsoft Office.

$55,385 - $84,488
$55K
$64K
$84K
MEDIAN: $63,909
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50%
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$28.91 - $45.62
$29
$36
$46
MEDIAN: $35.84
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$0$92K
Salary $55,385 - $84,488
Bonus $988 - $10,193
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$56,723 - $92,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $28.91 - $45.62
Overtime $24.34 - $39.90
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $988 - $10,193
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$56,723 - $92,730
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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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 Structural Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Structural Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Structural Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Structural Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Structural Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 17 salaries. A Structural Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Structural Engineer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▲35%

▲19%

National Average
$68,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲27%

ANSYS
▲14%

Microsoft Office
▲12%

▲9%

▲8%




▲3%


National Average
$68,000

▼1%

Matlab
▼2%


▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 4%
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