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Automotive Cooling System Diagnostic Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$38,375 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automotive Cooling System Diagnostic Technician is $38,375 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Automotive Cooling System Diagnostic Technician is between $29,163 and $45,989. 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

  • Inspects and tests automotive cooling systems to diagnose malfunctions and calculates estimated cost of repairs.
  • Asks the customer questions and examines cooling system, hoses, and connections to determine nature and extent of malfunctions.
  • Tests and analyzes electrical, vacuum, pressure, and related functions of system components to locate cause of malfunctions, using vacuum tester, pressure tester, voltmeter, and other specialized test equipment and handtools.
  • Compiles estimate of system repair costs and secures customer approval to perform repairs.
  • May assist automobile-radiator mechanic in repair of cooling system components, using mechanic's handtools.
  • Computes parts and labor charges and routes customer bill to office.
Automotive Cooling System Diagnostic Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Automotive Cooling System Diagnostic Technician jobs: 16,383

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...

Automotive Cooling System Diagnostic Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA
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Automotive Technician / Mechanic - Chicago, IL
Jun 10
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Automotive Technician
Jun 19
La Porte, IN, USA
Cannons automotive
Automotive Technician Responsibilities * Efficiently and accurately perform quality repair work in ... Complete system diagnostics and full automotive troubleshooting and testing. * Maintain an ...
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