Average Project Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$68,044
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,111
Bonus
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Project Engineer with Project Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $68,044.
10%
$54k
MEDIAN
$68k
90%
$92k
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Salary
$54k - $92k
Bonus
$1k - $9k
Profit Sharing
$197 - $7k
Total Pay
$55k - $98k

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Project Engineer

An entry-level Project Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,980 based on 26 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,023 based on 157 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,299 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,295 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,417.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 22.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (9.6% more) and San Diego, California (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 269 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
58.4%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
9.7%
Late Career
3.7%