Design Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Average Design Engineers in Chicago, Ill. make around $61K annually. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Chicago Design Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$48,083 - $85,775
(Median)
$48K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,681
10%
50%
90%

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$19.41 - $45.00
(Median)
$19
$25
$45
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$48,083 - $85,775  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,658  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,280  
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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$46,622 - $87,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.41 - $45.00  
   
Overtime
$25.25 - $46.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,658  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $2,280  
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).
)
$46,622 - $87,826  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Experience Affects Design Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$61,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

AutoDesk
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 15%
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