Average Entry-Level Electrical Engineer with Microsoft Word Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$58,190
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer with Microsoft Word skills in Chicago, Illinois is $58,190.
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What Do Electrical Engineers Do?

Electrical Engineer Tasks
  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
  • Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

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What Are Popular Skills for Electrical Engineers?

Skills in Engineering Design, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, C++ Programming Language and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineers?

An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,289 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,405 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 3 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,816.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 25.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (19.7% more) and Orlando, Florida (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (12.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
55.2%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
10.3%
Late Career
17.2%