Average Experienced Project Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$88,230
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,913
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Project Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $88,230.
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$65k
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$88k
90%
$110k
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Salary
$65k - $110k
Bonus
$1k - $16k
Profit Sharing
$950 - $14k
Total Pay
$67k - $112k

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Popular Skills for Project Engineer

Skills in Project Management, Engineering Design and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office 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 $60,691 based on 60 salaries. An early career Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,830 based on 279 salaries. A mid-career Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,239 based on 95 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,990.
Employees with Project Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (10.0% more) and San Diego, California (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (9.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 460 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.0%
Early Career
60.7%
Mid Career
20.7%
Late Career
5.7%