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2021 Illinois Electrical Engineers Salary Guide

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Illinois Electrical Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$97.7K

Growth

2%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Electrical Engineers Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $61,430 $75,970 $97,680 $121,210 $142,200
Hourly Wage $29.53 $36.53 $46.96 $58.27 $68.37

How Much Do Electrical Engineers Make in Illinois 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$61,430
$75,970
$97,680
$121,210
$142,200
Hourly Wage
$29.53
$36.53
$46.96
$58.27
$68.37

What Do Electrical Engineers Do?

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Also known as:

Circuits Engineer, Design Engineer, Electrical Controls Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Project Engineer, Instrumentation and Electrical Reliability Engineer (I&E Reliability Engineer), Power Systems Engineer, Project Engineer, Test Engineer

  • Operate computer systems.
  • Create electrical schematics.
  • Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans.
  • Discuss designs or plans with clients.
  • Design structures or facilities.
  • Survey land or bodies of water to measure or determine features.
  • Maintain electronic equipment.
  • Design electrical equipment or systems.
  • Direct construction activities.
  • Direct installation activities.
  • Direct equipment maintenance or repair activities.
  • Prepare operational reports.
  • Investigate system, equipment, or product failures.
  • Estimate technical or resource requirements for development or production projects.
  • Direct industrial production activities.
  • Inspect operational processes.
  • Devise research or testing protocols.
  • Design energy-efficient equipment or systems.
  • Design energy production or management equipment or systems.
  • Estimate technical or resource requirements for development or production projects.
  • Design electrical equipment or systems.
  • Estimate operational costs.
  • Prepare project budgets.
  • Supervise engineering or other technical personnel.
  • Train personnel on proper operational procedures.
  • Test products for functionality or quality.
  • Design alternative energy systems.
  • Design energy-efficient equipment or systems.

Electrical Engineers Job Outlook in Illinois

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Illinois 4,910 5,000 2% 340
United States 188,000 200,700 7% 13,700

Electrical Engineers Job Outlook in Illinois

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Illinois
4,910
5,000
2%
340
United States
188,000
200,700
7%
13,700

Electrical Engineers Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Electrical Engineers Schools in Illinois

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Bradley University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Peoria, IL 4 years: 21
More than 4 years: 2
DeVry University-Illinois Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Chicago, IL More than 4 years: 0
Eastern Illinois University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Charleston, IL 4 years: 0
Illinois Institute of Technology Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Chicago, IL 4 years: 37
More than 4 years: 7
More than 4 years: 72
Northern Illinois University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Dekalb, IL 4 years: 90
More than 4 years: 14
Northwestern University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Evanston, IL 4 years: 10
More than 4 years: 11
More than 4 years: 20
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Carbondale, IL 4 years: 2
4 years: 30
More than 4 years: 22
More than 4 years: 9
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Edwardsville, IL 4 years: 1
4 years: 37
More than 4 years: 20
University of Illinois Chicago Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Chicago, IL 4 years: 105
More than 4 years: 14
More than 4 years: 83
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Champaign, IL 4 years: 221
More than 4 years: 186
More than 4 years: 65

Electrical Engineers Schools in Illinois

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Peoria, IL
4 years: 21
More than 4 years: 2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Chicago, IL
More than 4 years: 0
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Charleston, IL
4 years: 0
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Chicago, IL
4 years: 37
More than 4 years: 7
More than 4 years: 72
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Dekalb, IL
4 years: 90
More than 4 years: 14
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Evanston, IL
4 years: 10
More than 4 years: 11
More than 4 years: 20
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Carbondale, IL
4 years: 2
4 years: 30
More than 4 years: 22
More than 4 years: 9
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Edwardsville, IL
4 years: 1
4 years: 37
More than 4 years: 20
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Chicago, IL
4 years: 105
More than 4 years: 14
More than 4 years: 83
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Champaign, IL
4 years: 221
More than 4 years: 186
More than 4 years: 65

Electrical Engineers Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Project Manager Trane Technologies Chicago, Illinois 10/19/2021 Yes
AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (TITLE 32) Army National Guard Units Decatur, Illinois 10/19/2021 No
Assembly Technician Aerotek Addison, Illinois 10/19/2021 Yes
Auto Technician / Mechanic Belle Tire Naperville, Illinois 10/19/2021 No
Avionic Technician Aerotek SUGAR GROVE, Illinois 10/19/2021 Yes
Chief Engineer Kinseth Hospitality Companies Rock Island, Illinois 10/18/2021 No
Civil Engineering Intern - Transmission Site-Civil (Chicago) Burns & McDonnell Chicago, Illinois 10/18/2021 Yes
CNC Maintenance Mechanic Prince Industries Carol Stream, Illinois 10/18/2021 No
Construction Procurement Manager Argonne National Laboratory Lemont, Illinois 10/19/2021 Yes
Controls Design Engineer Actalent Chicago, Illinois 10/19/2021 Yes

Electrical Engineers Jobs in Illinois.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Trane Technologies
Chicago, Illinois
10/19/2021
Yes
Army National Guard Units
Decatur, Illinois
10/19/2021
No
Aerotek
Addison, Illinois
10/19/2021
Yes
Belle Tire
Naperville, Illinois
10/19/2021
No
Aerotek
SUGAR GROVE, Illinois
10/19/2021
Yes
Kinseth Hospitality Companies
Rock Island, Illinois
10/18/2021
No
Burns & McDonnell
Chicago, Illinois
10/18/2021
Yes
Prince Industries
Carol Stream, Illinois
10/18/2021
No
Argonne National Laboratory
Lemont, Illinois
10/19/2021
Yes
Actalent
Chicago, Illinois
10/19/2021
Yes

Electrical Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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