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Automobile Refrigeration Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$45,659 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,283

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automobile Refrigeration Mechanic is $45,659 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Automobile Refrigeration Mechanic is between $34,094 and $55,322. 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:
  • Installs and repairs automotive air-conditioning units.
  • Bolts compressor to engine block and installs driving pulley on front end of crankshaft.
  • Places fan belt on pulleys, adjusts tension, and tightens bolts.
  • Bolts evaporator unit under dashboard or in trunk.
  • Welds or bolts mounting brackets to automobile frame.
  • Drills holes through interior panels, threads hoses through holes and connects hoses to compressor, evaporator, and cool-air outlet.
  • Fills compressor with refrigerant and starts unit.
  • Measures compressor pressure to determine efficiency of compressor, using gauge.
  • Listens to operating unit for indications of malfunction.
  • Removes faulty units from vehicles, disassembles them, and replaces worn and broken parts and fluid in unit.
  • Makes electrical connections as required.
  • May specialize in installation of automotive air-conditioning units and be designated automotive air-conditioner installer.
Automobile Refrigeration Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Automobile Refrigeration Mechanic jobs: 20,023

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,932
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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 2,705,994 (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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