Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$77,819
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$4,850
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) skills in Chicago, Illinois is $77,819.
25%
$65k
MEDIAN
$78k
75%
$98k
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$65k - $98k
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$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$74k - $111k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, SolidWorks 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 $61,238 based on 6 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,010 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,751.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.9% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.4%
Early Career
64.3%
Late Career
14.3%