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Design Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Design Engineers in Chicago can expect to earn an average of $61K per year. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men make up the vast majority of Chicago Design Engineers (89 percent) who took the survey. Job satisfaction for Design Engineers in Chicago, Ill. is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$47,541 - $85,299
(Median)
$48K
$61K
$85K
MEDIAN: $60,751
10%
50%
90%

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$19.20 - $53.33
(Median)
$19
$25
$53
MEDIAN: $25.00
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
$47,541 - $85,299  
   
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).
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$46,766 - $87,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.20 - $53.33  
   
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$50K$100K$150K
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).
)
$46,766 - $87,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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 10%

SolidWorks
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

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

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%