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Building Maintenance Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$49,601 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Building Maintenance Worker is $49,601 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Building Maintenance Worker is between $36,735 and $60,351. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Building Maintenance Worker. 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 and keeps physical structures of commercial and industrial establishments, such as factories, office buildings, apartment houses, and logging and mining constructions, maintained using hand tools and power tools.
Building Maintenance Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Job family population: 1,351,210

Estimated population of Building Maintenance Worker jobs: 128,378

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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...

Building Maintenance Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Technician
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Crescent Foods
... building, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment; providing housekeeping, grounds keeping, and repair services. The Maintenance Technician will be working both Supervised and ...
Facilities Maintenance Worker
May 29
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Mayslake Village
Inspect, maintain and perform repairs on building equipment and auxiliary systems, including ... The ability to develop positive working relationships with the residents, contractors, and staff is ...
Maintenance Technician $22 -$25/hr
May 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Staffinders, Inc. Chicago
Must be familiar with all building systems and repairs * Should be able to troubleshoot facility ... Must have General Electrical Knowledge with experience wiring and working with electric motors.
Maintenance Technician
Jun 13
Downers Grove, IL, USA
West Suburban Bank
Responsible for a wide variety of building and equipment maintenance to including basic electrical ... General working knowledge of various types of equipment including plumbing, electrical ...
Maintenance Technician
May 21
Chicago, United States
Workers compensation or exemption, depending on location and company size * Proficient in using ... building * A self-starter able to work with minimal supervision * A curiosity and desire to solve ...
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