Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$74,678
Avg. Salary
$2,750
Bonus
$2,950
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills in Chicago, Illinois is $74,678.
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$61k
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$75k
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$96k
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Salary
$61k - $96k
Bonus
$1k - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$63k - $103k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

An entry-level Mechanical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,351 based on 20 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,508 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,305 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,322.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 16.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boulder, Colorado (9.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 106 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.9%
Early Career
64.2%
Experienced
8.5%
Late Career
8.5%