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Transportation Planning Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$102,119 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Transportation Planning Engineer is $102,119 a year and $49 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Transportation Planning Engineer is between $71,786 and $126,743. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Transportation Planning 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

  • Engineers plans for surface transportation projects according to established engineering standards and State or Federal construction policy.
  • Designs highways, airports, and railway and bus systems.
  • Develops plans, estimates, and specifications to design transportation facilities.
  • Plans alterations and modifications of existing streets, highways, and freeways to improve traffic flow.
  • Excludes supervisory positions.
Transportation Planning Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Civil Engineers

Job family population: 298,910

Estimated population of Transportation Planning Engineer jobs: 19,704

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Transportation Planning Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Transportation Engineer w/ Rail Experience
Feb 19
Chicago, IL, USA
Knight Partners
Knight specializes in a wide variety of engineering and architecture planning, design and management projects. Knight has significant history and ongoing projects within the transportation arena.
Principal Structural Engineer - 15+ Years of Experience
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Knight Partners
Knight specializes in a wide variety of engineering and architecture planning, design and ... Strong technical background in the design of transportation related structural designs * The ...
Medical Equipment Planning Coordinator - Mitchell Planning
May 9
Northbrook, IL, USA
Ross & Baruzzini
... transportation, healthcare, higher education, utilities and mission-critical facilities. Our market ... Our engineers design and plan the systems that enable buildings to perform, including mechanical ...
Construction Project Engineer
Apr 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Synergy Construction Group
Your work will touch all aspects of project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. ... Valid drivers license required; must have transportation to go to various worksites Company ...
Electrical Engineer
Mar 14
Rosemont, IL, USA
Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.
... transportation/highway, municipal, traffic, construction, water resources, environmental, structural and mechanical engineering. Today we provide not only design services, but also planning ...
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