How much does a CAE Designer II make in Chicago, IL? The average CAE Designer II salary in Chicago, IL is $76,913 as of July 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $67,404 and $87,690. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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CAE Designer II utilizes computer-aided engineering (CAE) software tools to support and optimize the design engineering process for products, components, or structures. Creates prototypes, layouts and models for product components, a system, or a manufacturing process using CAE tools. Being a CAE Designer II performs analysis to find flaws or inefficiencies in designs and to model solutions. Collects and assembles data. Additionally, CAE Designer II employs CAE tools to enable benchmarking, concept design, prototype development, simulation, and testing protocols. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or related discipline. Typically reports to a manager. The CAE Designer II occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a CAE Designer II typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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