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Plant & Maintenance Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,593 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plant & Maintenance Technician is $56,593 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Plant & Maintenance Technician is between $40,416 and $69,894. 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

  • Installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and performs highly diversified maintenance operations on plant production and facility equipment, according to safety and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site's business goals and objectives.
  • Performs scheduled plant preventive maintenance activities on machines, equipment, and plant facilities as well as emergency and unscheduled repairs with the objective of optimizing plant performance and plant operating efficiency.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and services.
Plant & Maintenance Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Job family population: 1,351,210

Estimated population of Plant & Maintenance Technician jobs: 7,851

Rate of error: 0.4%

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...

Plant & Maintenance Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Technician
May 14
Melrose Park, IL, USA
Power Plant Services
Job Summary The Maintenance Technician will perform preventive and corrective maintenance of CNC ... Power Plant Services has expanded its business from one facility in 2008 to five facilities in ...
Plant Maintenance Technician
Apr 2
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Synergy Recruiting, LLC
A Metal finishing company in Elk Grove Village is looking for a Plant Maintenance Technician. The Sr. Maintenance Mechanic has the responsibility to maintain the company's facilities and equipment ...
Maintenance Technician
Jun 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Pullman Sugar
Summary/Objective The maintenance technician position is responsible for performing highly ... Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant ...
Maintenance Technician
Jun 12
Chicago, IL, USA
Crescent Foods
The Maintenance Technician will be working both Supervised and Unsupervised. The position requires ... plant. * HVAC Certification a must PHYSICAL DEMANDS: * The physical demands described here are ...
Maintenance Technician 1st Shift
Jun 17
Lisle, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering
Maintenance Technician The responsibility of this position is to monitor, maintain, troubleshoot ... You will be performing Plant Maintenance using Computer and Siemens PLC driven sorting equipment.
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