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

$84,665
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,500
Bonus
$10,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills in Chicago, Illinois is $84,665.
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$63k
MEDIAN
$85k
90%
$114k
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$63k - $114k
Bonus
$4k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$52k - $118k

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Job Description for Electrical Engineer

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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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Project Management, Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

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. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (15.0% less), New York, New York (12.4% less) and Houston, Texas (10.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
42.9%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
23.8%