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Maintenance Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$58,142 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Maintenance Mechanic is $58,142 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Maintenance Mechanic is between $42,469 and $71,216. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Maintenance 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 and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
Maintenance Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 341,260

Estimated population of Maintenance Mechanic jobs: 1,856

Rate of error: 0.9%

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...

Maintenance Mechanic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic
Jun 25
Chicago, IL, USA
Repairs and maintains plastic molding machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors pneumatic tools, hydraulics, conveyor systems, electrical devices and production machines and equipment. Uses ...
Maintenance Mechanic 2nd or 3rd Shift
Jun 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Alpha Baking Company
Perform preventive maintenance on plant equipment in a thorough and safe manner. * Communicate effectively with team members and management * Train production employees as well as other mechanics and ...
Maintenance Mechanic
Jun 25
Bedford Park, IL, USA
Crown Services, Inc. - Chicago - Burbank
This position will be responsible for equipment mechanics and maintenance as well as some building maintenance. This is a 1st shift temp to perm position for a union shop. Hours are 6:30am-3:00pm ...
Maintenance Mechanics
Jun 4
Chicago, IL, USA
CrossFire Group
The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance as scheduled to keep machinery in optimal condition, perform repairs and corrections to machines as directed by ...
Maintenance Mechanic - $32 / hr
Jun 21
Addison, IL, USA
FactoryFix, Inc.
A family owned and operated machine repair, restoration, and reconditioning company in Addison, IL is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic for a first shift contract to hire opportunity, Qualified ...
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