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

$73,768
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$4,096
Bonus
$11,500
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with Microsoft Office skills in Chicago, Illinois is $73,768.
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$60k
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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, Project Management, Microsoft Excel and Matlab are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineers?

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 $64,139 based on 8 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,557 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,055 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,963 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,000.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 14.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (6.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 61 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
42.6%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
8.2%
Late Career
14.8%