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

The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $83,122 per year.
Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$62,115 - $112,429
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $83,122
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Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$25.17 - $116.22
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,115 - $112,429  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,151  
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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$63,261 - $117,391  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$25.17 - $116.22  
   
Overtime
$31.75 - $47.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,151  
   
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).
)
$63,261 - $117,391  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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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 18%
National Average
$87,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 9%
Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 6%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Design
up arrow 2%
Product Development
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
0%
National Average
$87,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 1%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 4%
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