Average Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$63,325
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,041
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills in Chicago, Illinois is $63,325.
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$53k
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$63k
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$77k
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$53k - $77k
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$986 - $6k
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Total Pay
$53k - $78k

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Project Management and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $57,771 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,581 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,524 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,322.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 68 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.9%
Mid Career
47.1%
Experienced
14.7%
Late Career
10.3%