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Mechanical engineer salary in Joliet, IL

How much does a Mechanical Engineer make in Joliet, IL?

Average base salary

below national average
Average $67,046
Low $50,961
High $88,209
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a mechanical engineer is $67,046 per year in Joliet, IL. 5 salaries reported, updated at March 8, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Joliet, IL

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Mechanical Engineers in Joliet, IL

  1. Apple
    11,734 reviews20 salaries reported
    $132,579per year
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Highest paying cities for Mechanical Engineers near Joliet, IL

  1. Elgin, IL
    $87,393 per year
    38 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $84,624 per year
    165 salaries reported
  3. Lisle, IL
    $82,485 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Hoffman Estates, IL
    $80,433 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Schaumburg, IL
    $75,627 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. Champaign, IL
    $74,408 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Mossville, IL
    $73,785 per year
    35 salaries reported
  2. Rockford, IL
    $73,146 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. Decatur, IL
    $68,845 per year
    14 salaries reported
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Where can a Mechanical Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Mechanical Engineers

Most recommended certification

Six Sigma Certification

(earn +32.49% more)

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 32.58% since 2018. Mechanical Engineers with this certification earn +32.49% more than the average base salary, which is $67,046 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
2012693increase by 693
20132357increase by 240.12%
20143016increase by 27.96%
2015830decrease by 72.48%
2016926increase by 11.57%
2017311decrease by 66.41%
2018528increase by 69.77%
2019356decrease by 32.58%

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Top schools offering Six Sigma Certification


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Edgecombe Community College

Top fields of study
Aerospace Engineering Degree
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Professional Engineer

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Most common benefits for Mechanical Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 729 ratings

64% of Mechanical Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Joliet, IL?

Mechanical Designer

64 job openings

Average $72,438 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Mechanical Engineer

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Which cities have the highest salaries for mechanical engineers?

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