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Mechanical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $65,315 per year. A skill in Project is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$50,069 - $83,727
(Median)
$50K
$65K
$84K
MEDIAN: $65,314
10%
50%
90%

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$18.12 - $39.19
(Median)
$18
$30
$39
MEDIAN: $30
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$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$50,069 - $83,727  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,977  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $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).
)
$49,891 - $86,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 337
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.12 - $39.19  
   
Overtime
$25.60 - $44.71  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,977  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $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).
)
$49,891 - $86,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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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.

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 24%


National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Project
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

ANSYS
up arrow 1%

National Average
$67,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Matlab
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 5%

AutoDesk
up arrow 7%

SolidWorks
up arrow 8%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 6%
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