Average Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$69,301
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,072
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills in Chicago, Illinois is $69,301.
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$59k
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$69k
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$95k
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$59k - $95k
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$58k - $95k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $63,970 based on 17 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,474 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,635 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,526.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.6% more) and Houston, Texas (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 103 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.5%
Early Career
54.4%
Mid Career
22.3%
Late Career
6.8%