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Project Development Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$87,385 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Project Development Engineer is $87,385 a year and $42 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Project Development Engineer is between $63,207 and $107,479. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Project Development Engineer. 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

  • Implements mechanical design of components and assemblies.
  • Devises protocols and oversees execution of testing and report generation.
  • Heads teams of engineers to establish solutions to complex projects.
  • Develops project schedules by interfacing with members of different departments.
Project Development Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Engineers, All Other

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Project Development Engineer jobs: 1,565

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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 2,716,450 (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...

Project Development Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Product Development Engineer
May 14
Oak Lawn, IL, USA
Daifuku Wynright Corporation
The Product Development Engineer develops new products for conveyor systems and applications. ... project management, electrical, or EPDM administration highly desirable + Strong knowledge of ...
Principal Operator Training Simulator Project Engineer
May 24
Naperville, IL, USA
Manage all major activities in the design, development, testing, and delivery of high-fidelity ... Experience in managing engineering projects involving multiple software packages from different ...
Project Engineer
May 20
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
The Project Engineer will handle orders from start to finish by scheduling jobs through the ERP ... We reward employees' performance and provide career development which has encouraged many employees ...
Project Engineer (Greater Chicago Area)
May 22
Lisle, IL, USA
OHL NA: Executive Office (New York)
... in development of project status reports and profit projections on our projects. * Works closely ... Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. * Heavy Civil ...
Project Engineer
May 8
Schaumburg, USA
Discovery Personnel, Inc.
The company also offers contract engineering services and provides customer development through education in a training arena and customer support. Position Overview The purpose of the Project ...
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