The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Aurora, Illinois is $66,872.
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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical engineers participate in the planning and manufacturing of new products by performing engineering duties and developing, designing and testing mechanical devices. Job requirements include either a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, a master of science in engineering, or a related degree. The EIT exam, membership in a professional society and specific industry-related certifications may also be encouraged or required. Mechanical engineers must be skilled in the use o…Read more
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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Office and SolidWorks.
Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineer
An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,368 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,272 based on 7 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.8% more).
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