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Automobile Mechanic Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$58,383 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automobile Mechanic Helper is $58,383 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Automobile Mechanic Helper is between $42,645 and $71,511. 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

  • Assists Automobile Mechanic in repairing automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles.
  • Raises vehicle to specified level, using hydraulic jack.
  • Removes and disassembles unit, such as engine, transmission, or differential, to be repaired, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Cleans unit, using prescribed solvent.
  • Lubricates and washes vehicle.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
  • May be designated according to specialty of worker assisted.
Automobile Mechanic Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Automobile Mechanic Helper jobs: 10,037

Rate of error: 0.7%

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...

Automobile Mechanic Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mechanic Helper
Feb 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Complete Coach Works
Production Essential Responsibilities The mechanic helper repairs and overhauls buses, coaches, trollies, trams, railway cars and other automotive vehicles Specific Responsibilities * Plans work ...
Mechanic Shop Helper
Apr 22
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
McNelly Services, Inc.
We are seeking a Mechanic Shop Helper to join our team! McNelly Services Inc. is a Non-Union ... Scheduled Maintenance on automobiles, trucks, trailers and other motor vehicles * Pull trucks into ...
Automotive Technician / Mechanic - Carpentersville, IL
May 14
Carpentersville, IL, USA
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN / MECHANIC - Carpentersville, IL Apply today to learn more about why ... will help assure we build teams of people who can best work with others and serve customer needs.
Automotive Technician/Mechanic
May 18
South Elgin, IL, USA
MJ PS, Inc.
Our shops are centered around honesty and integrity, and we place an emphasis on helping the ... We are searching for automotive service center Technicians to join our growing team, and we are ...
GSE Mechanic
Apr 19
Chicago, IL, USA
Total Airport Services, Inc. - Chicago, IL
... automobiles, deck loaders, tow tractors, main deck loaders, lower deck loaders, cargo gas/electric ... Whether it's safely turning aircraft on time, insuring airports operate properly, or helping ...
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