Average Experienced Electrical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$106,000
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$10,000
Bonus
$11,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Electrical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills in Chicago, Illinois is $106,000.
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$89k
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$106k
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$123k
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$89k - $123k
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$106k - $132k
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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 Microsoft Office and Matlab are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

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 $68,483 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,150 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (20.8% less), Denver, Colorado (18.5% less) and San Francisco, California (16.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
43.8%