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New Car Inspector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$73,385 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a New Car Inspector is $73,385 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a New Car Inspector is between $52,707 and $90,483. 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

  • Inspects new cars prior to loading onto carriers: examines car for scratches, dents, and broken glass.
  • Drives car to detect motor noises, transmission malfunctions, and brake failure.
  • Records findings.
  • Drives cars onto trailer truck.
  • Keeps record of cars until delivery.
New Car Inspector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 30,030

Estimated population of New Car Inspector jobs: 2,732

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

New Car Inspector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Team Member
Apr 21
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Crystal Car Wash
We are searching for highly motivated individuals to join our team at our new Express Car Wash ... Perform visual inspections of the condition of each vehicle prior to sending it through the wash ...
Assistant Rail Supervisor- Days
Apr 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Auto Warehousing Company
Assigns work to Rail car Load and Unload crew and directs their work processes * Trains new ... Inspect all inbound loaded rail cars for damage and report to Operations Supervisor * After rail ...
Foundry Labor (Molders, Core Room, Grinders, Cut Off,)
May 3
Bensenville, IL, USA
Alu-Bra Foundry Inc.
... Car). Must have excellent work ethic and attendance. Must be able to stand up to 8 hours a day. ... Check with supervisor/inspector for special instructions on a new casting. * Keep each customer ...
Fleet Maintenance Auditor
Apr 4
Chicago, Illinois, USA
... new assignment requirements for their assigned fleets, ensure shops understand delivery ... Occasional travel to maintenance facilities and physical ability to inspect / audit car repair ...
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Mar 25
Des Plaines, IL, USA
DO & CO "The Gourmet Entertainment Company"
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