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Shop Mechanic Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$32,860 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shop Mechanic Helper is $32,860 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Shop Mechanic Helper is between $25,339 and $38,978. 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

  • Assists Maintenance Mechanic working in construction, petroleum and gas, pipe lines, etc., in repairing and maintaining automotive and mechanical machinery and equipment, such as pumps, compressors, pipelaying machines, ditch-diggers, trucks, and tractors, using jacks, hoists, and handtools.
  • Installs jacks and hoists to raise equipment.
  • Disassembles and assembles equipment, using handtools.
  • Cleans tools and parts with naphtha, gasoline, and other cleaning compounds.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
Shop Mechanic Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Job family population: 112,080

Estimated population of Shop Mechanic Helper jobs: 1,319

Rate of error: 1.6%

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...

Shop Mechanic Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mechanic Shop Helper
Apr 22
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
McNelly Services, Inc.
We are seeking a Mechanic Shop Helper to join our team! McNelly Services Inc. is a Non-Union Company. Responsibilities: * Scheduled Maintenance on automobiles, trucks, trailers and other motor ...
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Common soldering and systems-installation practices HELPFUL SKILLS * Preference in mathematics and shop mechanics * Interest in working with aircrafts * Ability to work as a member of a team * Multi ...
Shop Foreman
May 17
Elmhurst, IL, USA
JX Enterprises
Mechanical and refinishing knowledge required. Valid driver's license required; CDL required, or ... Inspired to perform without outside help Education Technical/other training Licenses ...
Industrial Mechanic
May 8
Forest Park, IL, USA
Fabricate and repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment. * Maintain ... We have multiple Shifts available and can help you choose the best shift to fit your schedule! For ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 3
Forest Park, IL, USA
Fabricate and repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment. * Maintain ... help you choose the best shift to fit your schedule! Click on “Apply Now” to be ...
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