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Engineering Assistant Mechanical Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$71,118 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineering Assistant Mechanical is $71,118 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineering Assistant Mechanical is between $51,006 and $87,760. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineering Assistant Mechanical. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Assists Mechanical Engineer in developing detailed design drawings and related specifications of mechanical equipment, according to engineering sketches and design proposal specifications.
  • Makes sketches and rough layouts, records data, makes computations, assesses results, and prepares reports.
  • Analyzes engineering sketches, specifications, and related data and drawings to determine design factors, such as size, shape, and arrangement of parts.
  • Assists mechanical engineers in designing, developing, testing, and manufacturing machinery, consumer products, and other equipment.
Engineering Assistant Mechanical Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 43,390

Estimated population of Engineering Assistant Mechanical jobs: 1,825

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Engineering Assistant Mechanical Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Entry - Level Bio-Mechanical Engineer/Mechanical Engineering Intern
Jun 17
Chicago, IL, USA
... and Engineering Designs. Under the leadership of R&D, the incumbent will be involved in design ... The incumbent will also work with the QA/RA Director and assist in the preparation, assembly, and ...
Mechanical Engineer
Jun 10
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering
... benches Assist Machine assembler in manufacturing and assembling parts Prepare test procedures for designed tests bench Prepare test reports for Engineering manager Collaborate with R&D team ...
Mechanical Engineer
Jun 19
Libertyville, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field Minimum 3 years experience in ... required Assist with implementation/improvement of manufacturing processes within cells Design ...
Senior Mechanical Engineer #10934
Jun 5
Chicago, IL, USA
...  * Assist in fabrication of design prototypes using appropriate methods such as SLA, 3D Printing ... Prepares mechanical engineering studies, specifications, and cost estimates. Requirements
Sr Mechanical Design Engineer
May 22
Chicago Heights, IL, USA
MST: Mid-States Technical
Collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing and Assembly team members to envision and design problem-solving. • Using CAD software, produce standard, manufacture-ready designs; assist Mechanical ...
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