Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $66,874 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$50,952 - $88,390
(Median)
$51K
$67K
$88K
MEDIAN: $66,873
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50%
90%

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$18.25 - $40.31
(Median)
$18
$30
$40
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$50,952 - $88,390  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,916  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $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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$50,489 - $91,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 375
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.25 - $40.31  
   
Overtime
$25.21 - $46.78  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $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).
)
$50,489 - $91,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%



National Average
$68,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries


Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

ANSYS
up arrow 2%

Matlab
up arrow 3%

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 6%

SolidWorks
up arrow 7%

AutoDesk
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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