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

$104,141
Avg. Salary
$10,244
Bonus
$5,750
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The average salary for a Late-Career Mechanical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Chicago, Illinois is $104,141.
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$78k
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$104k
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$153k
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Salary
$78k - $153k
Bonus
$9k - $19k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$78k - $184k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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

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 $66,803 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,686 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,982 based on 25 salaries.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 15.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.8% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.7% less) and Detroit, Michigan (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 196 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.2%
Early Career
53.6%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
12.8%