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Mechanic Head Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,585 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanic Head is $65,585 a year and $32 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanic Head is between $47,438 and $80,666. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Mechanic Head. 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.
Mechanic Head Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Job family population: 131,590

Estimated population of Mechanic Head jobs: 536

Rate of error: 1.3%

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...

Mechanic Head Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Diesel Mechanic Technician
May 31
Elgin, IL, USA
Rockstar Mechanics
We need experienced mechanics who are able to work independently and can handle a wide variety of ... We need a technician with a good head on their shoulders who is versatile enough to be able to work ...
Maintenance Mechanics
Jun 4
Chicago, IL, USA
CrossFire Group
... the Head Maintenance Mechanic, as well as, perform diagnostic work. The Maintenance Mechanic will also be knowledgeable in measuring devices, experienced in the production/manufacturing process ...
Machine Mechanic
Jun 4
West Chicago, IL, USA
Just In Time Staffing LLC
JIT Synergy is seeking a Machine Mechanic for a company in West Chicago, IL. ESSENTIAL ... over head. · Be able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping ...
Maintenance Mechanic / Electrician
May 3
Aurora, IL, USA
Crown Services, Inc. - Chicago - Aurora
... mechanic work. Job Requirements Physical Requirements · Able to lift up to 50lbs · Able to push ... eyes, head, face, feet, hands, or full body · Able to work overtime (up to 12 hours). · Able to ...
Head Miller
May 9
Michigan City, IN, USA
PHM Brands, LLC
... mechanical problems, customer needs and quality issues. * Teams with Engineering and Technical ... a Head Miller * Strong Leadership Behaviors * Demonstrated Safety and Food Safety Champion ...
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