Average Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$66,198
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,017
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer with SolidWorks skills in Chicago, Illinois is $66,198.
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MEDIAN $66,198
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Salary
$53k - $92k
Bonus
$2k - $7k
Profit Sharing
$204 - $10k
Total Pay
$53k - $94k

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineer

Career Paths

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Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Project Management, Computer Aided Design (CAD) 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 18 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,951 based on 68 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 11 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 Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.3% more) and Houston, Texas (10.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 136 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.2%
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
8.1%
Late Career
5.1%