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Refrigeration Unit Repairer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$51,221 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Refrigeration Unit Repairer is $51,221 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Refrigeration Unit Repairer is between $37,831 and $62,426. 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

  • Replaces defective components and reassembles refrigeration units to work orders and blueprint specifications: studies rejection slips from inspection department or customer's letters and observes functioning of components, such as controls, fan, condenser, evaporator, or compressor to determine need for repair or replacement.
  • Drains oil and pumps gas from unit.
  • Loosens bolts, and melts soldered or brazed seams, to dismantle unit, using handtools and torch.
  • Removes and replaces defective components.
  • Brazes or solders parts to repair defective joints and leaks.
  • Reassembles unit, using measuring instruments, handtools, soldering iron, and hand torch.
  • Routes defective components to salvage department.
  • May adjust unit controls.
  • Records cause of malfunction, repairs, and replacements made.
Refrigeration Unit Repairer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

Job family population: 307,060

Estimated population of Refrigeration Unit Repairer jobs: 34,547

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

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