(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Engineer Water Transportation Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$86,533 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Water Transportation is $86,533 a year and $42 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Water Transportation is between $61,446 and $107,047. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • Plans, supervises, and coordinates activities of crew engaged in operating and maintaining propulsion engines and other engines, boilers, deck machinery, and electrical, refrigeration, and sanitary equipment aboard ship.
  • Orders crew to repair or replace defective parts, upon inspection of engines and other equipment.
  • Starts engines to propel ship and adjusts engines and power transmission to control speed of ship.
Engineer Water Transportation Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Ship Engineers

Job family population: 7,890

Estimated population of Engineer Water Transportation jobs: 7,465

Rate of error: 13.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Cost of Living Score:

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 Water Transportation Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Drinking Water Process Engineer
Mar 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Donohue & Associates, Inc.
Donohue is seeking an experienced Drinking Water Process Engineer to provide technical guidance and ... transportation, and general municipal engineering services. Our talented group of engineers and ...
Sr. Water/Wastewater Process Engineer - Naperville, IL
Mar 22
Naperville, IL, USA
Donohue & Associates, Inc.
Experience in planning and designing water and wastewater systems, including pumping, process and ... transportation, and general municipal engineering services. Our talented group of engineers and ...
Applied Mechanics / Mechanical Engineer
Mar 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Comminution & Transportation Tech, Inc.
We are currently seeking an Applied Mechanics / Mechanical Engineer to join our team. Scope of Work ... Bellingham, WA - premier city to enjoy clean air & water, green trees, mountains, sea, and other ...
Electrical Engineer
Mar 14
Rosemont, IL, USA
Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.
Our staff of 195 is a full-service civil engineering consulting firm specializing in civil, municipal, transportation, water resource, mechanical, electrical, structural, environmental, traffic and ...
Water Treatment Operator / Water Treatment Plants Technician
May 17
Blue Island, IL, USA
Arete Technologies inc
... Engineering (STEM) or technical certificate in Instrumentation, Controls or programming and/or ... transportation between the job sites
ERI Economic Research Institute compiles the best salary, cost-of-living, and executive compensation survey data available.

Salaries By Location

Similar Job Titles

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources