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Photographic Equipment Maintenance Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,321 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photographic Equipment Maintenance Technician is $52,321 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Photographic Equipment Maintenance Technician is between $38,590 and $63,766. 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

  • Fabricates, assembles, and repairs photographic equipment except cameras, using handtools and power tools: examines equipment, such as photograph printers, print washers, driers and straighteners, and mounting presses.
  • Replaces defective wood and metal parts and makes minor repairs, such as cleaning and tightening connections, soldering and welding broken metal parts, and bending and installing piping.
  • Lays out framework dimensions on channel and angle stock, using tape measure, square, and scribe and cuts and grinds stock to dimensional specifications to fabricate equipment parts, using power saws, sanders, grinders, and files.
  • Assembles frames and installs parts according to blueprint specifications, using handtools, such as drills, wrenches, reamers, and hole punches.
  • Installs electrical wiring, following blueprints.
  • Requisitions parts and materials.
Photographic Equipment Maintenance Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Job family population: 3,650

Estimated population of Photographic Equipment Maintenance Technician jobs: 591

Rate of error: 11.2%

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

Photographic Equipment Maintenance Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Technician (Equipment & Bldg) Skokie IL $22-25/hr.
May 13
Morton Grove, IL, USA
You will visually inspect the grounds and manufacturing equipment, and you will perform preventive maintenance as well as repairs and troubleshooting of machinery and bldg. This is a physical job and ...
Maintenance Technician 2nd/3rd shift - Hellmann's
May 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Help us 'Bring Out the Best!" Unilever is now recruiting for a Maintenance Technician at our ... Equipment testing using hand and power tools and precision-measuring instruments. * Performs ...
Maintenance Technician - Coeval Apartments - BRAND NEW PROPERTY!
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
... Technician to join our team! Location: Coeval Apartments - Chicago, IL Job Description This ... equipment What we are looking for · Knowledgeable and skilled in safe use and maintenance of hand ...
Maintenance Technician
May 4
Melrose Park, IL, USA
Power Plant Services
Job Summary The Maintenance Technician will perform preventive and corrective maintenance of CNC ... Perform preventive maintenance on equipment according to a Preventive Maintenance Schedule to ...
Maintenance Technician
May 8
Wheeling, IL, USA
Snelling Staffing, L.L.C.
Install, service, maintain, upgrade, and modify machine tools and process equipment. * Order and ... Technician opening should apply through Indeed for immediate consideration or call our office at ...
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