(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Mechanic Foreman Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$73,444 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanic Foreman is $73,444 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanic Foreman is between $52,750 and $90,556. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Mechanic Foreman. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • Assists supervisor in coordinating activities of mechanics engaged in the repair of savable mechanical parts of machines and construction equipment.
  • Designates duties to workers and leads department activities.
Mechanic Foreman 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 Foreman jobs: 4,981

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Cost of Living Score:

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...

Mechanic Foreman Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Small Engine Mechanic / Yard Foreman- Green-Up
May 6
Plainfield, United States
Acres Group
SMALL ENGINE MECHANIC / YARD FOREMAN (dual role) @ Green-Up (Plainfield, IL) EXCELLENT BENEFITS! 401k * GROWTH! PAID WEEKLY! MAJOR OBJECTIVES: The main objectives of the Small Engine Mechanic/Yard ...
Maintenance Foreman
Jun 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Flex - O - Glass Inc.
The role of the Maintenance Foreman will be to manage the development and training of a small to ... Job Requirements: · Electrical/ Mechanical background in a manufacturing environment. · Directing ...
Equipment Technician
Jun 13
Bridgeview, IL, USA
Lifting Gear Hire
... Shop Foreman immediately; * Perform errands as requested; and * Perform other related duties as assigned. Education/Training Degree: High School Diploma or Equivalent Experience * Mechanical ...
Sheet Metal Installer HVAC
May 1
Gilberts, IL, USA
KD Mechanical Corp
We are seeking a Sheet Metal Installer HVAC, Foreman,Service technician and Apprentices to become ... Familiarity with Mechanical / Hvac tools & Installation Procedures * Familiarity with engineering ...
Cooling Tower Technician
May 14
Melrose Park, IL, USA
Above Cooling Tower, Inc
... Foreman and Superintendents. We expect the applicant to exhibit leadership qualities while ... Installs mechanical equipment including: motors, fans, gear boxes and fan shafts with knowledge of ...
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources