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Engineering Technician Mechanical Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$71,562 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineering Technician Mechanical is $71,562 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineering Technician Mechanical is between $51,471 and $88,236. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineering Technician Mechanical. 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

  • Assists Mechanical Engineers with designs, and creates, tests, and manufactures machinery, consumer products, and other equipment.
  • Applies knowledge of mechanical engineering technology under direction of engineering and scientific staff.
  • Work is more limited in scope and more practically oriented than that of scientists and engineers.
Engineering Technician Mechanical Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

Job family population: 76,630

Estimated population of Engineering Technician Mechanical jobs: 11,124

Rate of error: 1.4%

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...

Engineering Technician Mechanical Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Engineering Technician
Apr 5
Summit, IL, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Engineering Technician Summit, IL $18/hour Engineering Technician actively participates in teams ... Mechanical, hands-on aptitude with analytical equipment is needed for working in the lab.
Process Engineering Technician/Thermoforming
Apr 18
Franklin Park, IL, USA
Process Engineering Technician Description: Work as a hands-on engineer to continuously improve our ... Mechanical knowledge and aptitude for plastic processing equipment. * Knowledge of analysis tools
Engineering Technician I
Mar 30
Round Lake, IL, USA
Kelly Services
Engineering Technician I Duration: 6+ months (high likelihood of extension!) Location: Round Lake ... Mechanical or Electrical background would be preferred * Strong documentation skills * Must be self ...
Senior Engineering Technician
Apr 29
Under the supervision of an engineer, use math, science, and mechanical skills to assist engineers ... Mentor and lead Engineering and Quality technicians. Prioritize and assign tasks as required.
Electro Mechanical Technician
May 23
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
NSTAR Global Services
The Lead Electro-Mechanical Technician is responsible for troubleshooting and repairing electro ... engineers and technicians to work with original equipment manufacturers in advanced technology ...
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