Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$61,251
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$4,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer with Project Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $61,251.
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$54k
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$61k
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$75k
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer

An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,658 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,796 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,135 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,992.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (4.1% less), Orlando, Florida (2.2% less) and Syracuse, New York (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 114 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
15.8%
Late Career
13.2%