How much does an Engineer V make in Chicago, IL? The average Engineer V salary in Chicago, IL is $146,301 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $130,754 and $166,551. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Engineer V provides expert consultation in one or more areas for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research. Being an Engineer V recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Has extensive engineering knowledge and is considered an expert in one or more engineering specialties. Additionally, Engineer V requires a bachelor's degree of engineering. Typically reports to a manager or executive. The Engineer V works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be an Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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