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Construction Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$66,182 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Construction Heavy Equipment Mechanic is $66,182 a year and $32 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Construction Heavy Equipment Mechanic is between $47,736 and $81,467. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Construction Heavy Equipment Mechanic. 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 assesses malfunctions, rebuilds, and performs maintenance on construction equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools.
Construction Heavy Equipment Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Job family population: 131,590

Estimated population of Construction Heavy Equipment Mechanic jobs: 43,921

Rate of error: 1.3%

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...

Construction Heavy Equipment Mechanic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Diesel Mechanic Heavy Equipment
Apr 6
Frankfort, IL, USA
looking for experience diesel mechanic with his own tools must have knowledge of all phases of truck and heavy equipment pay based on experience
May 20
Joliet, IL, USA
Looking for a Shop Mechanic for a construction company. You will be responsible for but not limited ... equipment including mowing equipment, loader, skid steers and other small engine equipment. ...
Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Kankakee, IL
Apr 2
Merrillville, IN, USA
TMS International
Steel Mill Environment looking for a full time Heavy Equipment Mechanic 2-3 years experience Be able to work on their own with little direct supervision Posses a full set of tools and a strong ...
Sr Maintenance Mechanic
Jun 18
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
... heavy equipment rigging, pipe fitting, mechanical, general building maintenance and welding ... Reviews construction plans and drawings to determine the appropriateness of design and conformance ...
Heavy Equipment Operator
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
OVERVIEW Horizontal construction engineers use bulldozers, cranes, graders and other heavy equipment to move tons of earth and material to complete construction projects for the Army. They are also ...
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