Average Early-Career Electrical Engineer with Matlab Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$73,999
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$5,750
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The average salary for an Early-Career Electrical Engineer with Matlab skills in Chicago, Illinois is $73,999.
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$58k
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$74k
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$89k
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$58k - $89k
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$4k - $9k
Total Pay
$50k - $92k

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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 Autodesk Revit MEP, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Autodesk AutoCAD and Engineering Design.

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 $64,686 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,661 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (11.8% more) and Baltimore, Maryland (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salt Lake City, Utah (11.9% less), Tucson, Arizona (5.8% less) and Huntsville, Alabama (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Entry Level
29.4%
Mid Career
35.3%
Experienced
35.3%