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Hydraulic Rubbish Compactor Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,285 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hydraulic Rubbish Compactor Mechanic is $52,285 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Hydraulic Rubbish Compactor Mechanic is between $38,510 and $63,775. 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

  • Installs and repairs hydraulic rubbish compactors, using tools and equipment: installs new compactors, utilizing knowledge of electrical wiring and hydraulic-pneumatic functions and using handtools and power tools.
  • Diagnoses hydraulic and mechanical malfunctions of compactors to determine required repairs.
  • Adjusts, replaces, or repairs faulty hydraulic units, such as pistons, cylinders, and conveyors.
  • Installs or replaces damaged shafts, guards, casings, and metal frame of compactor units, using electric welding, brazing, or soldering equipment and tools.
  • Diagnoses electrical-electronic system malfunction, and replaces or repairs parts, such as electric motors, switches, and starting and stopping units, using knowledge of wiring, wiring diagrams, voltage systems, and electric-electronic components.
  • Loads compactors and parts onto truck, using forklift.
Hydraulic Rubbish Compactor Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 341,260

Estimated population of Hydraulic Rubbish Compactor Mechanic jobs: 737

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

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