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Engine Tester Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,632 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$622

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engine Tester is $42,632 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engine Tester is between $32,050 and $51,394. 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

Description:
  • Tests performance of new and overhauled aircraft engines, such as turboprop, turbofan, turbojet, and cylinder-type, and interprets test data: positions or directs other workers in positioning engine on test stand, using hoist or overhead crane.
  • Connects oil and fuel lines, instruments, controls, and engine accessories, such as generators, magnetos, and fuel injectors, using handtools.
  • Connects testing instruments, such as dynamometers and manometers, to engine.
  • Starts and operates engine for specified time at various speeds.
  • Reads and records test data, such as speed, temperature, oil pressure, fuel consumption, and exhaust pressure.
  • Calculates performance of engine at various speeds, using test data, standard formulas, computer or calculator.
  • Signs off tested engines as ready for service or indicates reasons for rejection based on analysis of test data.
  • Must be licensed by or perform work under licensure of federal aviation administration.
  • May operate computerized test equipment to enter, retrieve, and compute test data and be designated test cell technician.
Engine Tester Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Engine Tester jobs: 1,258

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,422
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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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 2,716,450 (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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