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Air Compressor Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$61,354 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$2,086

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Air Compressor Mechanic is $61,354 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Air Compressor Mechanic is between $44,565 and $75,274. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Air Compressor Mechanic. 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

Description:
  • Repairs railroad-car air compressors and compressor motors, following wiring diagrams and using hand tools.
  • Disassembles compressor and examines parts for wear or breakage.
  • Cleans parts and installs new piston rings and wrist pins.
  • Replaces worn bearings, armatures, field coils, gears, and pinions in electric motors, following wiring diagram.
  • Reassembles compressor and connects compressor to compressed air and electrical outlets to test operation.
Air Compressor Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Rail Car Repairers

Job family population: 24,090

Estimated population of Air Compressor Mechanic jobs: 2,513

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$71,126
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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 2,705,994 (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...

Air Compressor Mechanic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Apr 1
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Medical Technology Associates
We provide medical gas pipeline equipment, air compressor systems, and vacuum systems to healthcare facilities and mechanical contractors. Responsibilities: * Servicing MTA accounts for testing and ...
Medical Gas Service & Testing Technician
Apr 3
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Medical Technology Associates, Inc.
We provide medical gas pipeline equipment, air compressor systems, and vacuum systems to healthcare facilities and mechanical contractors. Responsibilities: Servicing MTA accounts for testing and ...
Service Technician Entry Level
Jun 13
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Crown Services, Inc. - Schaumburg
Mechanically inclined. (Mechanical/HVAC/Compressor Background Ideal) Mechanical/Electrical Repair Experience. Company Description At Crown Services our commitment to excellence is one of our most ...
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