Civil Engineer salary in Chicago, IL

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Based on 216 income tax records
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How much do Civil Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Civil Engineer is $76,000 per year. This is based on data from 216 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Civil Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Civil Engineer salary can vary between $37,500 to $133,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Civil Engineer salary by company

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Metropolitan Water Reclamation D, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$71K – $142K
Kimley-Horn And Associates, Cook County, IL
12 income tax records
$27K – $175K
Christopher B Burke Engineering, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$61K – $137K
State Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
31 income tax records
$37K – $95K
Hbk Engineering, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$51K – $86K

Civil Engineer demographics in Chicago, IL

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75% are single
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25% are married
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12% have kids
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36% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Civil Engineers in Chicago, IL

216 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a civil engineer in Chicago, IL is $76,000 per year. Civil engineer salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $37,500 to $133,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 216 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as civil engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for civil engineers near Chicago, IL: Metropolitan Water Reclamation D ($105,000 a year), Kimley-Horn and Associates ($80,000 a year), and Christopher B Burke Engineering ($75,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for civil engineers near Chicago, IL: Naperville, IL ($90,500 a year), Fort Wayne, IN ($77,500 a year), and Stoughton, WI ($76,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.