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Engineer Research Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$123,019 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Research is $123,019 a year and $59 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Research is between $86,103 and $152,808. 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

  • Plans and researches in field or specialization of an engineering discipline to discover facts, or performs research directed toward investigation, evaluation, and application of known engineering theories and principles.
  • Performs or oversees and studies results of engineering personnel performing complex engineering experiments to test, prove, or modify theoretical propositions on basis of research findings and experiences of others researching in related technological areas.
Engineer Research Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Engineers, All Other

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Engineer Research jobs: 8,764

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

Lead RF Cellular Network Research Engineer
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Leading Edge WorldWide LLC
Lead Wireless Network Research Engineer Location: Green Bay, WI FT - Direct Hire - Full Benefits package $90,000-112,000 depending on experience. At this time, no sponsorship is available. Relocation ...
Molding Engineer
May 17
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
An engineering position is available immediately at Abbott Molecular, a division of Abbott ... Serve as a project manager for molding projects that works regularly with R&D, Operations, Supply ...
Research and Development Scientist/Engineer (98889)
May 7
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Talascend is seeking qualified applicants to fill an immediate need for a Research and Development Scientist/Engineer for a a contract to direct opportunity in Des Plains, IL: Job Description: This ...
Senior Engineer III
May 15
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Interface with product team members, PCB designers, manufacturing or design engineer, R&D, marketing, regulatory (internal) and site engineering. Requirements: * Bachelor's degree in an engineering ...
Junior to mid-level software engineer
Apr 29
Chicago, USA
Selby Jennings Technology
One of our most sought after clients have opened up their highly selective programs in which they are targeting the most elite software engineers, data engineers & research/quant developer talents ...
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