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Electrical Research Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$83,161 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Electrical Research Engineer is $83,161 a year and $40 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Electrical Research Engineer is between $59,136 and $102,876. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Electrical Research Engineer. 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

  • Conducts research in various fields of electrical phenomena performing duties as described under research engineer.
Electrical Research Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electrical Engineers

Job family population: 183,370

Estimated population of Electrical Research Engineer jobs: 7,795

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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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...

Electrical Research Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Lead RF Cellular Network Research Engineer
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Leading Edge WorldWide LLC
Master of Science Electrical Engineering degree or comparable experience required. Leading Edge Worldwide, LLC has an exciting Full Time, Direct Hire opportunity Lead Wireless Network Research ...
Electrical Design Engineer
May 22
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Omron Automotive Electronics
Electrical Design Engineer Location : St. Charles, IL Objective This position is responsible for ... Updates / Maintains current Omron products through research and recommendation for improvement ...
Electrical Engineer
May 2
Chicago, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
Required Skills and Experience: • BS Electrical Engineering degree • Understanding of power engineering theories and principles • Understanding of practices of researching engineering and ...
Electrical Engineer 3 - Dresden - (217293)
Apr 25
Morris, IL, USA
Electrical Engineer 3 - Dresden - (217293) At Exelon, we've got a place for you! Join the nation ... research, reviews, studies and analyses in support of technical projects and programs. - Recommend ...
Electrical Engineer
May 20
Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
Thomas Engineering Inc
Job Summary Perform functions to plan, research and develop solutions to product design related ... Design and modify new equipment by generating electrical schematics, writing PLC, HMI or other ...
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