Average Late-Career Electrical Engineer with Microsoft Office Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$98,264
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$4,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Electrical Engineer with Microsoft Office skills in Chicago, Illinois is $98,264.
25%
$83k
MEDIAN
$98k
75%
$118k
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$83k - $118k
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$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$74k - $112k

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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 in Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,686 based on 9 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,557 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,352 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,963 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 56.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (42.5% more) and New York, New York (19.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Richmond, Virginia (13.0% less) and St. Louis, Missouri (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 57 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.8%
Early Career
54.4%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
8.8%