A Mid-Career Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $73,370 per year.

$59,392 - $83,690
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$73K
$84K
MEDIAN: $73,369
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$34.79 - $39.98
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$59,392 - $83,690  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $10,304  
Total Pay (?
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$60,608 - $91,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$38.08  
   
Overtime
$34.45  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$493.16 - $10,304  
   
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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$60,608 - $91,131  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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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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Skills That Affect Structural Engineer Salaries

STAAD
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Mathcad
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$79,000

Autodesk Revit Structure
up arrow 3%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

SAP2000
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None:
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