Electrical Engineering Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

Electrical Engineering faculty can choose to work at one of 4 electrical engineering schools in Chicago. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in electrical engineering in the city of Chicago, which encompasses electrical engineering training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Electrical Engineering Employment

Chicago 6,570
Illinois 9,510

Exactly 6,570 of Illinois' 9,510 electrical engineering professionals work in Chicago. There has been a 4% growth in the number of electrical engineering professionals in Chicago between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for electrical engineering professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Electrical Engineering employment growth

9,210 8,730 9,350 8,960 9,510
6,320 6,360 6,790 6,400 6,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Electrical Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$65,195 $70,365 $71,020 $71,525 $71,380
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Electrical Engineering in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for electrical engineering professionals have increased. In 2010 electrical engineering professionals in Chicago reportedly earned an average salary of $71,380 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for electrical engineering professionals in Chicago was $65,195 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Electrical engineering professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Chicago electrical engineering professionals earn a median yearly salary of $70,945. The 10% of electrical engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 122% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Electrical engineering professionals and related professions in Chicago

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering

Chicago electrical engineering professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Electrical Engineering schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's electrical engineering professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited electrical engineering schools in the city.

Electrical Engineering Programs Offered In Chicago


Chicago's electrical engineering schools offer 5 electrical engineering degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Electrical Engineering Degrees In Chicago


In 2010 approximately 134 students completed electrical engineering courses.

Electrical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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