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

The average salary for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $83,138 per year.
Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$62,313 - $111,917
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: $83,138
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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
$62,313 - $111,917  
   
Bonus
$96.96 - $10,423  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $8,500  
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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$64,788 - $117,371  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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
$96.96 - $10,423  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $8,500  
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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$64,788 - $117,371  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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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 16%
National Average
$88,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 8%
Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 5%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Design
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
0%
Product Development
0%
National Average
$88,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 2%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
SolidWorks
up arrow 7%
ANSYS
up arrow 9%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 10%
Simulation
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 40 votes.
Gender
Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 3%
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