Senior Mechanical Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $83,226 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$65,764 - $114,311

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$31.21 - $79.46

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,764 - $114,311  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
Profit Sharing
$712 - $8,844  
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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$67,669 - $121,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$31.21 - $79.46  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$712 - $8,844  
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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$67,669 - $121,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


National Average
$87,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries


Technical Analysis
up arrow 9%

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Design
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
$87,000

Product Development
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 5%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 4%
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