The average salary for an Entry-Level Design Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $63,755 per year.

$49,033 - $80,613
(Median)
$49K
$64K
$81K
MEDIAN: $63,754
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$15.10 - $26.59
(Median)
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$49,033 - $80,613  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$1,560  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,590 - $81,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $26.59  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $53.64  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,560  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,590 - $81,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Autodesk Software
0%

National Average
$61,000

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 8%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 9%

SolidWorks
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 11%

AutoCAD
up arrow 14%

Product Development
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 14%

Project Management
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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