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Engineer Development Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$121,979 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Development is $121,979 a year and $59 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Development is between $85,251 and $151,516. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineer Development. 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

  • Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates new products, applying knowledge of engineering.
  • Determines nature of technical problems and possible solutions, such as product redesign, substitution of material or parts, or rearrangement of parts or subassemblies.
  • Reviews and evaluates designs for improving performance or other factors, or to obtain data for development.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Engineer Development Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Engineers, All Other

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Engineer Development jobs: 10,114

Rate of error: 1.4%

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 2,716,450 (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...

Engineer Development Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Staff Software Engineer - Cloud Development
May 22
Chicago, United States
Staff Software Engineer - Cloud Development Chicago Engineering - Engineering Platform Full-time We are Relativity. A market-leading, global tech company that equips legal professionals with a ...
Software Dev Engineer
May 23
Chicago, United States
TekWissen LLC
Position Software Dev Engineer I. Location Chicago, IL - 60661. Duration 12 Months. General Responsibilities Design, develop, debug, and modify components of software applications and tools. Drive ...
May 19
Chicago, United States
Key Words: process engineer, chemical design engineer, chemical engineer, development engineer, controls engineer, instrumentation engineer, chemical engineering, process engineer, process control ...
Senior Software Development Engineer In Test - Relo Opportunity
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
We are seeking a Senior Software Development Engineer In Test to become an integral part of our team! You will develop and execute software test plans in order to identify software issues.
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
ABM Industries
Job Title BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - STATIONARY ENGINEER Education Bachelor's Degree Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Category Operations, Sales Job Type/ FLSA Status Salaried Exempt Travel ...
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