Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

$64,911
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$4,500
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Elk Grove Village, Illinois is $64,911.
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MEDIAN $64,911
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$50k - $84k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$50k - $94k

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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

Explore the most common career paths for Mechanical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

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 $62,045 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,611 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (18.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (17.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
72.2%
Mid Career
27.8%