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Outboard Motor Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,553 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Outboard Motor Mechanic is $41,553 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Outboard Motor Mechanic is between $31,324 and $50,051. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Outboard Motor 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

  • Examines defects, and adjusts or repairs electrical and mechanical systems of outboard motors.
  • Disassembles and inspects motor for defective parts, using mechanic's hand tools and gauges.
  • Replaces parts, such as gears, magneto points, piston rings, and spark plugs, and reassembles engine.
  • Adjusts carburetor mixture and electrical point settings while motor is running in water-filled test tank.
  • May change propeller to increase motor efficiency, based on size and shape of boat hull.
  • May install or repair steering and throttle controls.
Outboard Motor Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

Job family population: 21,160

Estimated population of Outboard Motor Mechanic jobs: 4,901

Rate of error: 3.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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