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Mechanical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $64,073 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
$49,963 - $80,948
(Median)
$50K
$64K
$81K
MEDIAN: $64,072
10%
50%
90%

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$16.68 - $37.25
(Median)
$17
$30
$37
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$49,963 - $80,948  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,638  
Profit Sharing
$487.96 - $10,000  
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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$49,533 - $82,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.68 - $37.25  
   
Overtime
$25.84 - $41.81  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,638  
   
Profit Sharing
$487.96 - $10,000  
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).
)
$49,533 - $82,190  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 18%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Project
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

ANSYS
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

National Average
$65,000

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Matlab
up arrow 3%

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
up arrow 5%

AutoDesk
up arrow 5%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 8%