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Engineer Power Distribution Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$115,459 (USD)

Average Salary

$56/hr

Average Hourly

$4,041

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Power Distribution is $115,459 a year and $56 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Power Distribution is between $81,046 and $143,299. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineer Power Distribution. 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

Description:
  • Plans and designs substations and overhead and underground lines; and devises complex electrical computations to determine type and arrangement of circuits and size, type, and number of pieces of related equipment for transmitting power from distribution points.
  • Engineers transformers, circuit breakers, switches, and lightning arresters; and coordinates construction and operation of facilities for transmitting power from distribution points to consumers.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Engineer Power Distribution Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electrical Engineers

Job family population: 183,370

Estimated population of Engineer Power Distribution jobs: 8,706

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$133,848
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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 Power Distribution Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Customer Service Field Engineer
Apr 19
Chicago, IL, USA
Unified Power
Our Customer Service Engineers are expertly trained to work with our clients in the many industries ... Power Distribution Units (PDU's) at various customer sites. Responsibilities * Preventive ...
PHP Web Developer
May 14
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Power Equipment Direct
Power Equipment Direct is looking for a PHP Web Developer that wants to join a successful team and ... a distribution network spanning over 1,300 locations throughout the US, Puerto Rico and the ...
Distribution Automation Project Manager 19-00231
Mar 21
Chicago, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
... power management systems, RTU configuration and control systems. Major responsibilities for the ... Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited curriculum. * Minimum of seven years of ...
Front End Web Developer
Apr 22
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Power Equipment Direct
Power Equipment Direct is looking for a Front-End Web Developer that wants to join a growing and ... a distribution network spanning over 1,300 locations throughout the US, Puerto Rico and the ...
Project Engineer
Mar 7
Gary, IN, USA
Powers & Sons Construction
PROJECT ENGINEER Powers & Sons Construction Company is seeking a full-time Project Engineer. This ... Set up and maintain certified payroll tracking, distribution of certified payroll as required, and ...
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