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Civil Engineering Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$117,639 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Civil Engineering Manager is $117,639 a year and $57 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Civil Engineering Manager is between $81,260 and $146,603. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Civil Engineering Manager. 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

  • Manages and coordinates activities of engineers engaged in planning, designing, and overseeing projects such as airports, bridges, buildings, channels, damns, harbors, irrigation systems, pipelines, power plants, railroads, sewage systems, tunnels, and water supply systems.
  • Oversees staffing and performance of civil engineers.
  • Plans and establishes engineering schedules and follows up on performance against estimates.
Civil Engineering Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Civil Engineers

Job family population: 298,910

Estimated population of Civil Engineering Manager jobs: 9,021

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Civil Engineering Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Civil Engineering Project Manager
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
The Project Manager requires strong leadership and communication skills. Has excellent technical knowledge within civil engineering field. Monitors and tracks project progress, aged accounts ...
Civil Engineer
May 9
Chicago, IL, USA
4 H Construction
In this position, you will design and manage government construction contracts. A keen attention to detail and strong analytical skills are a must. Civil Engineer Duties and Responsibilities
Site Planner/Civil Engineer
May 21
Darien, Illinois, USA
Wight & Company
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering * Experience with Stormwater Management modeling required * Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D required * LEED AP a plus * Certifications in Floodplain Management ...
Civil/Structural Engineer - Licensed PE or SE
Apr 15
Chicago, IL, USA
JS Held
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (from an ABET accredited school required) * PE or SE license ... project management and dispute resolution services. J.S. Held is committed to recruiting and ...
Civil/ Environmental Engineer
Mar 20
South Holland, IL, USA
Environmental Protection Industries, Inc.
... project management and field supervision experience · Demonstrated experience managing ... Company Description Founded in 1988, we are a full service environmental engineering, remediation ...
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