How much does a Project Engineer make in Chicago, IL?

Updated Sep 23, 2021

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$79,855 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,418 salaries

$61K

Low

$80K

Average

$104K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$4,031Range$1,261 - $12,880
The average salary for Project Engineer is $79,855 per year in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 1418 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Project Engineer employees in Chicago, IL.

Seniority Levels

L2
Project Engineer$79,855 /yr
L3
Senior Project Engineer$104,932 /yr
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The Walsh Group
4

The Walsh Group

Project Engineer

$72,745

 /yr
Range: $63K - $88K
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$63K

$88K

$63,427 - $87,998 Range

F.H. Paschen
3.9

F.H. Paschen

Project Engineer

$68,391

 /yr
Range: $54K - $75K

$54K

$75K

$54,268 - $75,233 Range

Thornton Tomasetti
3.8

Thornton Tomasetti

Project Engineer

$83,371

 /yr
Range: $76K - $86K

$76K

$86K

$76,202 - $86,498 Range

S&C Electric Company
4.1

S&C Electric Company

Project Engineer

$103,735

 /yr
Range: $91K - $157K

$91K

$157K

$91,432 - $157,359 Range

Power Construction
4.5

Power Construction

Project Engineer

$71,010

 /yr
Range: $67K - $81K

$67K

$81K

$67,141 - $80,557 Range

Bulley & Andrews
3.9

Bulley & Andrews

Project Engineer

$67,292

 /yr
Range: $57K - $71K

$57K

$71K

$56,598 - $71,250 Range

Project Farma
4.4

Project Farma

Project Engineer

$61,914

 /yr
Range: $50K - $78K

$50K

$78K

$50,240 - $78,223 Range

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James McHugh
3.9

James McHugh

Project Engineer

$64,580

 /yr
Range: $58K - $84K

$58K

$84K

$57,598 - $84,483 Range

Lendlease
3.8

Lendlease

Project Engineer

$70,872

 /yr
Range: $61K - $79K

$61K

$79K

$61,089 - $79,045 Range

Navistar
3.7

Navistar

Project Engineer

$98,657

 /yr
Range: $69K - $101K

$69K

$101K

$69,321 - $101,073 Range

O'Neil Industries
4.4

O'Neil Industries

Project Engineer

$71,965

 /yr
Range: $66K - $90K

$66K

$90K

$66,230 - $89,589 Range

The Bowa Group

Project Engineer

$66,960

 /yr
Range: $67K - $69K

$67K

$69K

$66,960 - $69,324 Range

ITW
3.7

ITW

Project Engineer

$79,510

 /yr
Range: $73K - $101K

$73K

$101K

$72,548 - $101,088 Range

Sargent & Lundy
4.1

Sargent & Lundy

Project Engineer - Hourly

$58

 /hr
Range: $36 - $62

$36

$62

$36 - $62 Range

Clayco
3.8

Clayco

Project Engineer

$70,682

 /yr
Range: $63K - $76K

$63K

$76K

$62,643 - $76,410 Range

The Walsh Group
4

The Walsh Group

Project Engineer - Hourly Intern

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $20

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

USG
3.9

USG

Project Engineer

$72,509

 /yr
Range: $70K - $97K

$70K

$97K

$70,487 - $97,177 Range

ESD
4.2

ESD

Project Engineer

$92,780

 /yr
Range: $80K - $95K

$80K

$95K

$80,000 - $94,963 Range

EPSTEIN
3.3

EPSTEIN

Project Engineer

$96,297

 /yr
Range: $91K - $104K

$91K

$104K

$91,443 - $103,729 Range

Pepper Construction
4.2

Pepper Construction

Project Engineer

$74,726

 /yr
Range: $69K - $95K

$69K

$95K

$69,056 - $95,189 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Project Engineer salaries

The average salary for a Project Engineer is $79,855 per year in Chicago, IL. Salaries estimates are based on 1418 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Project Engineer employees in Chicago, IL.

The highest salary for a Project Engineer in Chicago, IL is $104,230 per year.

The lowest salary for a Project Engineer in Chicago, IL is $61,180 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Project Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Project Engineer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent project engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$80,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
51 to 200 employees
 
Company - Private
$69,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $69,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$106,000
per year
An At Project Engineer reported making $106,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$70,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$69,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $69,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Project Engineer reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private