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Fast Facts for Mechanical Engineers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Peoria, Rockford and Danville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Decatur, Champaign and Chicago
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Rockford

Salaries for Mechanical Engineers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Rockford and Champaign

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More Illinois Mechanical Engineering Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Champaign
Doctorate
46,951
Chicago
Doctorate
29,120
Evanston
Doctorate
21,823
Dekalb
Doctorate
19,015
Carbondale
Doctorate
15,987
Edwardsville
Doctorate
14,142
Chicago
Doctorate
7,730
Peoria
Doctorate
5,598

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mechanical Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mechanical Engineers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mechanical Engineers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Rockford650 $79,210
Springfield110 $73,460
Champaign-Urbana180 $77,960
Decatur350 $97,490
Bloomington90 $89,990

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