The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois is $54,930.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Design (CAD), SolidWorks and Engineering Design.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 41.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (39.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (39.4% more).
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