Electrical Engineer salary in Chicago Metro Area, IL

Average salary
$82,500/yr
Based on 367 income tax records
$34,500
$174,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$34,500
$174,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Electrical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Electrical Engineer is $82,500 per year. This is based on data from 367 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Electrical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Electrical Engineer salary can vary between $34,500 to $174,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Electrical Engineer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Valparaiso, IN
11 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$76K – $92K
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Cedar Rapids, IA
32 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$73K – $94K
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Evansville, IN
10 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$63K – $93K
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Brookfield, WI
10 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$68K – $98K
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Columbus, IN
10 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$74K – $100K
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Grand Rapids, MI
18 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$65K – $84K
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Chicago, IL
90 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$66K – $91K
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Indianapolis, IN
35 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$63K – $86K
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Fort Wayne, IN
12 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$55K – $90K
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Waukesha, WI
11 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$62K – $106K
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Madison, WI
30 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$58K – $87K
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Milwaukee, WI
48 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$64K – $80K
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Bloomington, IN
17 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$57K – $95K

Electrical Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Sargent Lundy, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$77K – $93K

Electrical Engineer demographics in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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55% are single
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45% are married
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37% have kids
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50% own a home

Electrical Engineer salaries by age in Chicago Metro Area, IL

$0
$26,750
$53,500
$80,250
$107,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Electrical Engineers in Chicago Metro Area, IL

367 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a electrical engineer in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $82,500 per year. Electrical engineer salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $34,500 to $174,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 367 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as electrical engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for electrical engineers near Chicago Metro Area, IL: Valparaiso, IN ($84,000 a year), Cedar Rapids, IA ($83,500 a year), and Evansville, IN ($82,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.