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AC Installer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$63,958 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an AC Installer is $63,958 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an AC Installer is between $46,847 and $78,209. 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

  • Installs, services, and repairs window air conditioning units, ranging from one-half to three tons, in private residences and small establishments.
  • Inspects existing wiring, fuses, or circuit breaker panels on customer's premises to ensure adequate power supply for operating air conditioner or heating unit.
  • Measures window, transom, or other existing openings for air conditioning unit, using measuring tape or rule, or cuts opening through wall, using mallet and cold chisel.
  • Assembles and positions support brackets in place, using screws, clamps, or other braces, and power tools and hand tools.
AC Installer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Job family population: 307,060

Estimated population of AC Installer jobs: 11,813

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

AC Installer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

AC Installation Tech / Heating Ventilation
Apr 17
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
American Vintage Home
We don't! We are growing and have immediate positions available for excellent residential HVAC installers. If you are passionate about customer service and quality work, we want to talk to you TODAY.
Car wash Equipment Installer Technician
Mar 20
Streamwood, IL, USA
Extreme Clean Carwash
We are seeking a Car wash Installer and technician to become a part of our team! Responsibilities ... Applicants need to have a clear understanding of how to safely troubleshoot 12 V, 24V AC, 24V DC ...
Broadband Specialist I (Dolton)
May 11
You'll also learn and perform a variety of duties including installation, changes of service ... AC and DC voltages. Reads general drop system layouts from blueprints. Inform customers of FCC ...
Tower Technician
Mar 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Installation and maintenance of communication systems * Order and maintain inventory stock supplies * Understanding of DC and basic AC power; * Build wireless steelwork; assemble for antenna hook up
Manufacturing Electrician
Apr 9
Bridgeview, IL, USA
Signode Industrial Group
... for the installation of electrical services for new equipment and for equipment relocated and ... Experience working with all basic power system components such as transformers, motors (AC, DC ...
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