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Automobile Radiator Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,629 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automobile Radiator Mechanic is $41,629 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Automobile Radiator Mechanic is between $31,382 and $50,143. 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

  • Repairs cooling systems and fuel tanks in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles.
  • Pumps water or compressed air through radiator to test it for obstructions or leaks.
  • Flushes radiator with cleaning compound to remove obstructions, such as rust or mineral deposits.
  • Removes radiator core from automobile and cleans it, using rods or boiling water and solvent, or combination of boil out and rod out.
  • Solders leaks in core or tanks, using soldering iron or acetylene torch.
  • Disassembles, repairs, or replaces defective water pump.
  • Replaces faulty thermostats and leaky head gaskets.
  • Installs new cores, hoses, and pumps.
  • Cleans, tests, and repairs fuel tanks.
Automobile Radiator Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Automobile Radiator Mechanic jobs: 20,630

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

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