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How much does an Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

Average base salary
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113 salaries reported, updated at Mar 26, 2020
$105,094
per year
The average salary for a engineer is $105,094 per year in Chicago, IL.
30% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Stock ownership plan
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance

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Most common benefits for Engineers

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Stock ownership plan
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Disability insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Commuter assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Parental leave

Salary satisfaction

62%

Based on 8,890 ratings

62% of Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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