Average Design Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$73,469
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$7,941
Bonus
$2,250
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Design Engineer with Project Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $73,469.
10%
$48k
10%
$73k
50%
$99k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $73,469
Is Design Engineer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$48k - $99k
Bonus
$101 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$39k - $110k

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Design Engineer

Design Engineer Tasks
  • Design components using computer-based tools or by hand and create specification documents for each product.
  • Create prototypes, tests, and make recommendations to improve production efficiency.
  • Conduct analysis of designs using internal tools and ensure each design follows the required specifications.

Design Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Design Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer

An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,819 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,250 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,159 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Design Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (5.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (12.7% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.2% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
36.8%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
36.8%