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Mechanic Chief Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,130 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanic Chief is $65,130 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanic Chief is between $47,176 and $80,040. 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

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of automobile mechanics engaged in repairing, adjusting, servicing, and storing motor vehicles in industrial or commercial establishment.
  • Analyzes defective equipment to determine cause of trouble.
  • Inspects and drives repaired vehicles to verify repairs.
  • Trains workers in and demonstrates repair and maintenance of vehicles, using handtools, welding, and grinding equipment.
  • Evaluates performance of workers.
  • Keeps inventory of repair parts and equipment and requisitions replacement stock.
  • Prepares repair reports and vehicle requests.
  • Schedules transporting of passengers or materials to service or storage areas.
  • May supervise workers engaged in inspection and repair of miscellaneous equipment, such as cement mixers and electric trucks.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
Mechanic Chief Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Job family population: 460,370

Estimated population of Mechanic Chief jobs: 2,399

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Mechanic Chief Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Feb 20
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