Operating Engineer salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
$94,500/yr
Based on 34 income tax records
$87,000
$107,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$87,000
$107,000
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 Operating Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Operating Engineer is $94,500 per year. This is based on data from 34 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Operating Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Operating Engineer salary can vary between $30,500 to $134,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Operating Engineer salary by location

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Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Chesterton, IN
18 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$67K – $94K
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Valparaiso, IN
19 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$76K – $94K

Operating Engineer salary by company

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Operating Engineer demographics in Chicago, IL

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53% are single
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47% are married
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44% have kids
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50% own a home

Operating Engineer salaries by age in Chicago, IL

$0
$27,125
$54,250
$81,375
$108,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Operating Engineers in Chicago, IL

34 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a operating engineer in Chicago, IL is $94,500 per year. Operating engineer salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $30,500 to $134,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 34 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as operating engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for operating engineers near Chicago, IL: Chicago, IL ($94,500 a year), Chesterton, IN ($87,000 a year), and Valparaiso, 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.