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Automotive Generator & Starter Repairer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,457 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automotive Generator & Starter Repairer is $49,457 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Automotive Generator & Starter Repairer is between $36,679 and $60,125. 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

  • Tests, repairs, and rebuilds automotive generators and starters: tests generator unit to ascertain amperage and voltage output, using voltmeter and ammeter.
  • Disassembles unit and cleans brushes, bearings, shafts, and armatures in solvent and examines parts for wear or defects.
  • Refaces commutator using lathe.
  • Tests starter spring tension, using testing device.
  • Replaces or repairs defective parts, and reinstalls generator in vehicle.
  • Adjusts fan belt tension and voltage output.
  • May charge or replace battery.
  • May be designated according to part repaired as automotive-generator repairer; automotive-starter repairer.
Automotive Generator & Starter Repairer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers

Job family population: 17,220

Estimated population of Automotive Generator & Starter Repairer jobs: 312

Rate of error: 4.2%

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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