A Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $87,755 per year. A skill in Pro/Engineer is associated with high pay for this job.

$70,207 - $117,835
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$70K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,754
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$70,207 - $117,835  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,521 - $8,877  
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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$72,478 - $129,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%


National Average
$92,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Senior Mechanical Engineer Salaries

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 36%

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Design
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
0%

Project Management
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$92,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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