Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$75,291
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$2,035
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Chicago, Illinois is $75,291.
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$75k
90%
$98k
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Salary
$61k - $98k
Bonus
$5 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$200 - $5k
Total Pay
$62k - $107k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management 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 $62,425 based on 22 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,841 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,982 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,141.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 18.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.6% more) and Houston, Texas (10.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 168 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.1%
Early Career
62.5%
Experienced
14.9%
Late Career
9.5%