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Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer with Microsoft Word Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$61,837
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$2,250
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer with Microsoft Word skills in Chicago, Illinois is $61,837.
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$31k
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$62k
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$76k
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What Do Mechanical Engineers Do?

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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.
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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineers?

Skills in Engineering Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Autodesk AutoCAD and SolidWorks.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineers?

An early career Mechanical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,864 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,347 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,295 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Mechanical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (4.9% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (11.6% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.3% less) and New York, New York (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 38 survey responses.
Early Career
60.5%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
13.2%