Mechanical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $65,836 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. A skill in Project is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$50,359 - $84,983

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$16.77 - $39.53

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,359 - $84,983  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,926  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$49,861 - $88,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 346
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.77 - $39.53  
   
Overtime
$25.21 - $44.71  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,926  
   
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).
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$49,861 - $88,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 22%


National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Project
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$67,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

ANSYS
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Autocad 2000i
up arrow 5%

SolidWorks
up arrow 6%

AutoDesk
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 5%
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