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Design Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Median pay for Design Engineers in Chicago is around $61K annually. Most Design Engineers in Chicago, Ill. like their work and job satisfaction is high. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$47,814 - $86,352
(Median)
$48K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,587
10%
50%
90%

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$19.18 - $36.06
(Median)
$19
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$47,814 - $86,352  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,606  
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).
)
$45,251 - $88,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.18 - $36.06  
   
Overtime
$25.25 - $46.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,606  
   
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).
)
$45,251 - $88,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Experience Affects Design Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 11%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

National Average
$60,000

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

up arrow 10%

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
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%
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