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Handyman Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,387 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Handyman is $43,387 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Handyman is between $32,530 and $52,392. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Handyman. 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

  • Maintains and repairs property, performing a variety of duties.
Handyman Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Job family population: 1,351,210

Estimated population of Handyman 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...

Handyman Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Philton llc
We are currently seeking a Handyman to join our team! You will be responsible for completing work orders and other required tasks. This a 1099 position that pays hourly. Responsibilities: * Complete ...
Home Improvement Contractor / Handyman
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Budget Right Handyman
The services we perform range from simple handyman tasks to full kitchen and bath remodels.
Apr 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Looking for professional handyman ASAP. $37-$42/hr. Preferably already running your own business. Your schedule can be completely flexible, will conduct background search. Please include detailed ...
Service Technician/Carpenter/Handyman
May 6
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
All American Exterior Solutions
Handyman skills desired. Job Requirements - Must be able to carry at least 50 lbs. Must not mind working outside. Must not be afraid of heights. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Valid ...
Home Improvement Contractor / Handyman
Apr 26
Cicero, IL, USA
Budget Right Handyman
The services we perform range from simple handyman tasks to full kitchen and bath remodels.
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