Average Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$73,180
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$2,250
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Mechanical Engineer with Project Management skills in Chicago, Illinois is $73,180.
10%
$65k
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$73k
90%
$98k
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$65k - $98k
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$1k - $5k
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$68k - $101k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $61,574 based on 7 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,069 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,795 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $108,992.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (16.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (14.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 94 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
60.6%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
16.0%