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Air Pollution Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$91,157 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Air Pollution Engineer is $91,157 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Air Pollution Engineer is between $64,544 and $112,859. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Plans and heads engineering studies to analyze and evaluate pollution problems, methods of pollution control, and methods of testing pollution sources to determine physiochemical nature and concentration of contaminants.
  • Reviews data collected from pollution emission sources.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Air Pollution Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Environmental Engineers

Job family population: 52,640

Estimated population of Air Pollution Engineer jobs: 4,024

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Air Pollution Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Environmental Engineer, AIR
May 16
Elwood, United States
Serves as the technical expert on all matters relating to the site's air emissions, pollution ... Partners with operations and engineering on projects to ensure scope of work, design, operation ...
Construction Admin Assistant (must have permitting exp)
Apr 22
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Communicate with jurisdictions, the Construction Supervisor, and Engineering Team members to ... air pollution.
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