Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $67,129 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$50,100 - $94,665
$50K
$68K
$95K
MEDIAN: $67,916
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50%
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$12.91 - $44.11
$13
$26
$44
MEDIAN: $26.24
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$50,100 - $94,665  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,111  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,745  
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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$49,811 - $99,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 252
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $44.11  
   
Overtime
$23.38 - $50.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,111  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,745  
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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$49,811 - $99,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 191 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 33 salaries. A Mechanical Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲61%

▲27%

▲10%

National Average
$69,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

▲8%







Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

Microsoft Word
▼1%

▼2%

ANSYS
▼3%


Autocad 2000i
▼8%

AutoDesk
▼10%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 12%
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