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Head Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$64,633 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Head Mechanic is $64,633 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Head Mechanic is between $46,750 and $79,495. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Head 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, inspects, tests, and adjusts mechanical parts of machines and construction equipment and replaces malfunctioning parts, using hand tools, portable power tools, precision measuring instruments, and testing equipment.
Head Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Job family population: 131,590

Estimated population of Head Mechanic jobs: 536

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Head Mechanic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic - $33 / hr
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
... equipment including single & multi-head drill presses, automatic lathes, welding stations ... Qualified candidates will have a vast knowledge of hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and pneumatic ...
Maintenance Mechanic 2nd Shift
May 11
Chicago, IL, USA
KIK Custom Products
The Maintenance Mechanic is an afternoon position at the Chicago, Illinois facility within our Household division and is responsible for independently setting up, troubleshooting, repairing, changing ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Zekelman Industries
The mechanic role, reporting to the shift supervisor, is responsible for the safe repair and rebuild of tube mill production equipment to maximize quality, uptime, rate, and yield. Requires high ...
Maintenance Mechanic 2nd, 3rd Shift
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Schulze & Burch
Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair equipment breakdowns involving mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic components. * Tear down equipment, rebuild and replace defective parts and component ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
American Staffing Solutions
Position Summary: The Maintenance Technician is responsible for all equipment performance in the plant and assists Production to enhance equipment performance to meet quality expectations, production ...
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