Mechanical Engineer salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
$71,000/yr
Based on 128 income tax records
Total salary range: is $60,500 - $87,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Mechanical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Mechanical Engineer is $71,000 per year. This is based on data from 128 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mechanical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mechanical Engineer salary can vary between $35,500 to $133,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mechanical Engineer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Aurora, IL
11 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$70K – $92K
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Peoria, IL
17 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$49K – $97K
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Madison, WI
35 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$65K – $79K
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Green Bay, WI
13 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$63K – $89K
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Appleton, WI
11 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$60K – $77K
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Fort Wayne, IN
16 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$55K – $91K
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Rockford, IL
14 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$54K – $71K
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Grand Rapids, MI
28 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$52K – $73K

Mechanical Engineer salary by company

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Mechanical Engineer demographics in Chicago, IL

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81% are single
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19% are married
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8% have kids
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25% own a home

Mechanical Engineer salaries by age in Chicago, IL

$0
$23,875
$47,750
$71,625
$95,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Mechanical Engineers in Chicago, IL

128 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer in Chicago, IL is $71,000 per year. Mechanical engineer salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $35,500 to $133,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 128 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanical engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mechanical engineers near Chicago, IL: Aurora, IL ($78,000 a year), Peoria, IL ($77,500 a year), and Madison, WI ($73,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.