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Printed Circuit Designer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$68,678 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Printed Circuit Designer is $68,678 a year and $33 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Printed Circuit Designer is between $49,396 and $84,610. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Printed Circuit Designer. 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 layout for printed circuit boards according to engineering specifications, utilizing knowledge of electronics, drafting, and printed circuit board (PCB) design.
  • Reviews and analyzes engineering design schematics and supporting documents to plan layout of PCB components and printed circuitry.
  • Confers with engineering staff to resolve design details and problems.
  • Excludes supervisory positions.
Printed Circuit Designer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 128,320

Estimated population of Printed Circuit Designer jobs: 2,465

Rate of error: 2.1%

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...

Printed Circuit Designer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

PCB Lead Designer (Paid Relocation to NY)
Apr 30
Chicago, IL, USA
HireResources - Information Technology
... Printed Circuit Boards, Rigid-Flex, and Flex Circuits: * Mentor's Software * WorkView Office ... Create complex multi-layer designs for PCBs, Rigid-Flex and Flex circuits using the latest ...
PCB Design Engineer
May 30
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
blueStone, LLC
Our client, a well-respected manufacturing organization, with several locations in Illinois, is adding a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) Designer to their team. This role located in Lake Zurich, is a ...
Test Engineer
May 22
Deerfield, IL, USA
Kelly Services
... printed circuit board schematic design and layout (Altium Designer, preferred) and data acquisition software (LabVIEW) • Knowledge of standards such as IEC 60601, IEC 61010, UL, ANSI and ASTM • ...
Tool and Die Maker - Second Shift - Pre-Retire to FLORIDA!
Apr 5
Lisle, IL, USA
Interplex Sunbelt
... print specification * Use tool conditioning and debug skills to solve progressive die issues. ... designed product needs.
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