Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in Peoria, Illinois

$77,492
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Peoria, Illinois is $77,492.
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$51k
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MEDIAN $77,492
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$51k - $118k
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$52k - $125k

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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.

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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
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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 Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Pro/Engineer and Engineering Design.

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 $55,000 based on 14 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,747 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,463 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,106 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,793.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.6% less), New York, New York (11.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.3%
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
29.6%
Experienced
13.6%
Late Career
6.2%