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Engineer Flight Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$84,819 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Flight is $84,819 a year and $41 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Flight is between $60,229 and $104,926. 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

  • Inspects aircraft prior to takeoff for defects, such as fuel or oil leaks and malfunctions in electrical, hydraulic, or pressurization systems, according to preflight checklist, and performs other preflight, in-flight, and post flight inspections, adjustments, and minor repairs to ensure safe and efficient operation of aircraft.
  • Verifies passenger and cargo distribution and amount of fuel to ensure that weight and balance specifications are met.
  • Monitors control panel to verify aircraft performance, and regulates engine speed according to instructions of Commercial Airplane Pilot.
Engineer Flight Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

Job family population: 84,070

Estimated population of Engineer Flight jobs: 18,479

Rate of error: 4.9%

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 2,705,994 (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 Flight Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Senior iOS Engineer
Apr 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Saicon Consultants Inc
... Test Flight and Jenkins Experience and Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science 7+ years' experience in software development with competencies in OO programming, data ...
Legal Assistant Patent Prosecution
Mar 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, an Intellectual Property Law firm located in downtown Chicago, is ... Practitioners include any combination of patent attorneys, agents or engineers. Very little ...
IT Project Manager III
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
The team currently develops and supports software, both in-house and vendor-supported, that flight ... Will need to coordinate several parallel efforts between onsite and offshore developers while ...
Customer Success Leader - Healthcare
Mar 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Train and mentor team members into top-flight experience consultants, who partner with our ... Bachelor's degree from selective university in science, technology, engineering, business, healt ...
Aircraft Records Specialist at Midway Airport
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
E Business Staffing, Inc.
... and engine flight hours and cycles utilization reports, master log reports, and engine oil ... Interact with Planning, Records, Reliability, Production and Engineering departments. • ...
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