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Airplane Mechanic Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$30,964 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$368

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Airplane Mechanic Helper is $30,964 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Airplane Mechanic Helper is between $24,959 and $36,540. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Airplane Mechanic Helper. 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:
  • Assists other workers engaged in servicing, repairing, and overhauling aircraft and aircraft engines, performing any combination of following duties.
  • Replaces batteries, filters, and similar accessories, using mechanic's hand tools.
  • Removes inspection plates, cowling, engine covers, floor boards, and related items, to permit access for repair or inspection, and replaces items upon completion of work.
  • Assists Airframe & Power Plant Mechanic in dismantling, repairing, overhauling, or replacing parts and assemblies, such as engines, plumbing and hydraulic systems, and aircraft structural sections.
  • Cleans aircraft interior and exterior parts and assemblies with solvents or other cleaning solutions.
  • Inflates tires, fills gasoline tanks and oil reservoirs, and greases aircraft, using grease gun.
  • May assist manufacturing facility flight line personnel in servicing and repairing aircraft prior to flight or customer acceptance.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
Airplane Mechanic Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Job family population: 112,080

Estimated population of Airplane Mechanic Helper jobs: 1,448

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,895
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

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...

Airplane Mechanic Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

AVIONIC MECHANIC (15N) ***MILITARY***
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Common soldering and systems-installation practices HELPFUL SKILLS * Preference in mathematics and ... airplanes/helicopters. PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PAYS) PROGRAM Those interested in this job ...
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Lyons HR
Additionally, the A&P Mechanic will service and repairs airplanes to ensure they're operating ... Our staff of professionals can help your business achieve bottom line results, freeing you to focus ...
UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS REPAIRER (15E)
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Soldiering skills HELPFUL SKILLS * Preference in mathematics and shop mechanics * Interest in ... airplanes/helicopters. PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PAYS) PROGRAM Those interested in this job ...
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