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Aircraft Mechanic Electrical Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$74,822 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Aircraft Mechanic Electrical is $74,822 a year and $36 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Aircraft Mechanic Electrical is between $53,587 and $92,331. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Aircraft Mechanic Electrical. 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, adjusts, tests, modifies, repairs, and maintains electrical and electronic parts, assemblies, systems, and equipment in prototype, developmental, or production aircraft, engines, and components: installs electrical and electronic parts, assemblies, systems, and equipment in aircraft, according to blueprints, wiring diagrams, and other specifications, using handtools and power tools.
  • Sets up and operates ground support and test equipment, such as test carts, panels, ground power unit, and ground servicing cart, to perform functional and continuity test of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Interprets test results to diagnose malfunctions, and adjusts, repairs, or replaces defective parts.
  • Modifies components according to blueprint specifications and engineering drawings.
  • Fabricates parts and test aids as required.
  • May accompany aircraft on test flight to perform functional tests or to make in-flight adjustments.
Aircraft Mechanic Electrical Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Avionics Technicians

Job family population: 18,620

Estimated population of Aircraft Mechanic Electrical jobs: 3,499

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Aircraft Mechanic Electrical Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Feb 20
Kankakee, IL, USA
Army National Guard Units
... for airframe, mechanical, electrical/environmental, avionics, engine, and pneudraulic repairs on assigned aircraft. - Control and perform work assignments based upon priorities, workload ...
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Electrical theory and system maintenance * Troubleshooting procedures * Soldiering skills HELPFUL SKILLS * Preference in mathematics and shop mechanics * Interest in working with aircrafts * Ability ...
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Lyons HR
... major aircraft components · Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools · Check for corrosion ...
Cleaner 3rd Shift (On-Call)
Mar 20
Niles, IL, USA
ABM Industries
The assigned area could be an aircraft, building, hospital or other facility. Cleaner must be ... include electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical ...
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