Average Mechanical Engineer with Microsoft Word Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$69,999
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with Microsoft Word skills in Chicago, Illinois is $69,999.
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$52k - $93k
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$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$50k - $95k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer Tasks
  • Performs engineering duties; develops, designs, and tests mechanical devices.
  • Writes technical reports, handbooks, and bulletins for use by staff or customers.
  • Estimates time and cost to complete projects.
  • Researches designs and makes recommendations based on appearance, safety, budget, and function.

Career Paths

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Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

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 $60,575 based on 5 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,777 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,131 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,289 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (6.3% more) and Houston, Texas (6.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 51 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
56.9%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
11.8%