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Engineer Electrical Design Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$113,485 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Electrical Design is $113,485 a year and $55 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Electrical Design is between $79,315 and $140,966. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineer Electrical Design. 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 and standardizes electrical solutions through the selection and integration of electrical components, such as digital circuits and analog boards.
  • Maintains and enhances electrical designs to improve manufacturability, reduce costs, and improve product quality and performance.
Engineer Electrical Design Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electrical Engineers

Job family population: 183,370

Estimated population of Engineer Electrical Design 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...

Engineer Electrical Design Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Electrical Design Engineer
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Cameron Craig Group
ELECTRICAL DESIGN ENGINEER CHICAGO IL RESPONSIBILITIES: * Electrical design engineer on multi-discipline product development team working in extremely fast paced environment with complex products
Electrical Design Engineer
May 6
Chicago, IL, USA
Electrical Engineer not much about battery Nice to have about batteries Design Engineer Sweet spot 5-10 yrs. Gone through the process of UL and getting something certified. Electrical more than ...
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 the design and development of automotive electronic modules and components, as well as customer ...
Controls Engineer - Electrical Engineer- Automation Engineer
Mar 8
Plainfield, IL, USA
SPEC Engineering
The Controls Engineer / Electrical Engineer will design systems of electrical and pneumatic controls for machines, equipment and systems utilizing knowledge of AutoCad and apply knowledge of ...
Electrical Engineer (PCB design/C programming)
Apr 29
Northbrook, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER (must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder to work in Aerospace & Defence ... Design complex custom solutions that require creative evaluation of alternative solutions, identify ...
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