Average Mechanical Engineer Salary in Naperville, Illinois

$78,555
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$2,125
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The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Naperville, Illinois is $78,555.
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$54k
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$79k
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$102k
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MEDIAN $78,555
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Salary
$54k - $102k
Bonus
$509 - $7k
Total Pay
$53k - $100k

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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.

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
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineer

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 SolidWorks, Project Management and Autodesk AutoCAD.

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 $62,510 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,957 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.8% less), New York, New York (12.3% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Early Career
46.7%
Mid Career
53.3%