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Mechanical Design Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,995 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanical Design Technician is $70,995 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanical Design Technician is between $50,918 and $87,608. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Mechanical Design Technician. 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.
Mechanical Design Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 43,390

Estimated population of Mechanical Design Technician 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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Mechanical Design Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Logicbulls Inc
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Mechanical Design Engineer
May 8
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Mechanical Design Engineer
May 13
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SPEC Engineering
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