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Carburetor Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,194 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Carburetor Mechanic is $42,194 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Carburetor Mechanic is between $31,722 and $50,867. 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 tunes motor vehicle carburetors.
  • Disassembles carburetors and gasoline filter units, using hand tools.
  • Examines parts for defects and tests needle valves with wire gauges and flow meter.
  • Cleans parts in solvents to remove dirt and gum deposits.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Reassembles carburetor and gasoline filter, and installs them in vehicle.
  • Starts engine and turns adjustment screw to regulate flow of air and gasoline through carburetor, using testing equipment.
  • May operate drill press, lathe, and other power tools to retap jets, ream throttle bodies and chokes, and machine seating surfaces of carburetor housings.
  • May install and repair mechanical devices that convert conventional systems to use of other fuels vehicle-fuel-systems converter.
Carburetor Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Carburetor Mechanic jobs: 16,888

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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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