How much does a Transportation Engineer I make in Chicago, IL? The average Transportation Engineer I salary in Chicago, IL is $62,104 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $56,798 and $67,507. 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. 

Symptoms of infection with coronavirus

25% $56,798 10% $51,968 90% $72,425 75% $67,507 $62,104 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria
Check out Transportation Engineer jobs in Chicago, Illinois

Rail Track Project Manager

Michael Baker International - Chicago, IL

Group Manager

JRS Executive Search - Chicago, IL

Technical Architect

Tata Consultancy Services - Chicago, IL

Job Description for Transportation Engineer I

Transportation Engineer I is responsible for the design and planning of transportation facilities and projects. May propose changes to existing roadways to improve the flow of traffic. Being a Transportation Engineer I ensures compliance with government standards and regulations. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Transportation Engineer I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Transportation Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

See user submitted job responsibilities for Transportation Engineer I.

Job Openings for Transportation Engineer I in Chicago, IL
Those that have already made the climb...
Leslie Kohn, Chief Technology Officer and Director
Ambarella, Inc. develops semiconductor processing solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD), video capture, analysis, sharing, and display worldwide. The company's system-on-a-chip designs integrated HD video processing, image processing, computer vision functionality, audio processing, and system functions ... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2020
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Transportation Engineer I, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
56798
67507
62104

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
59153
69964
64088
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Transportation Engineer I in Chicago, IL. The base salary for Transportation Engineer I ranges from $56,798 to $67,507 with the average base salary of $62,104. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $59,153 to $69,964 with the average total cash compensation of $64,088.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

56798
67507

 

Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

About Chicago, Illinois    Chicago (/ʃɪˈkɑːɡoʊ/ (listen), locally also /-ˈkɔː-/), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third mos....More

Chicago, Illinois  area prices were up 0.8% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Chicago, Illinois

Transportation Engineer I Salary in popular cities: AuroraRockfordJoliet

Skills associated with Transportation Engineer I: CAD Software, Design Review, Technical Specification Design, Requirements Engineering/Analysis ...More

Salary estimation for Transportation Engineer I at companies like : AMBARELLA INC, Enphase Energy, Inc., PLANTRONICS INC

Jobs with a similar salary range to Transportation Engineer I : Transportation Solutions Engineer, Entry Level Transportation Engineer, Imaging Center Manager