Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $82,614 per year. A skill in Technical Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$61,486 - $112,058
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$61,486 - $112,058  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,284  
Profit Sharing
$712 - $6,878  
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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$63,347 - $117,969  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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

Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$87,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 10%
Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 6%
Engineering Design
up arrow 3%
Design
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Product Development
up arrow 1%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$87,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 1%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 4%
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