Structural Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average pay for a Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $67,315 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 ANSYS, Project Management, and STAAD.
Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$51,854 - $90,471
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MEDIAN: $67,315
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Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$19.49 - $44.61
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,854 - $90,471  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,229  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $8,500  
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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$51,613 - $96,837  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.49 - $44.61  
   
Overtime
$28.01 - $45.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,229  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $8,500  
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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$51,613 - $96,837  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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Experience Affects Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%
Late-Career
up arrow 28%
National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

ANSYS
up arrow 29%
Project Management
up arrow 12%
STAAD
up arrow 12%
Mathcad
up arrow 8%
Project
up arrow 5%
SAP2000
up arrow 2%
Engineering Design
0%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$69,000
Matlab
up arrow 2%
AutoCAD
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%
AutoDesk
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 10%
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