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Structural Test Mechanic Salary
in Illinois, United States

$45,389 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,294

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $45,389 a year and $22 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $33,800 and $55,041. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans, lays out, constructs, modifies, tests, and maintains laboratory test equipment and related structural assemblies used to test experimental aircraft and space vehicle parts and assemblies, using precision instruments, handtools, power tools, and shop equipment: reads and interprets blueprints, engineering drawings, and sketches, or receives verbal instructions, to determine methods and sequence of operations to lay out and construct mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, or hydraulic test equipment and related structures.
  • Lays out and fabricates parts from assorted materials, such as aluminum, steel, wood, plastic, and graphite composites, using measuring instruments and shop equipment, such as saws, shears, drill presses, lathes, and routers.
  • Fits, aligns, and assembles parts, equipment, specialized test devices, and structural framework to build test units, using precision measuring instruments, such as transit and level, power tools, rivets, bolts, clamps, pins, and other fasteners.
  • Installs, or assists other workers in installing, test specimens in test equipment, using hoist, overhead crane, or related equipment.
  • Assists engineers in operating test equipment to obtain research data on performance of experimental parts and assemblies under varying operational conditions.
  • Diagnoses test equipment malfunctions and services and repairs equipment as required.
  • May repair test specimens damaged during testing to prepare item for retesting.
  • May specialize in constructing mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, or structural test equipment.
Structural Test Mechanic Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Job family population: 131,590

Estimated population of Structural Test Mechanic jobs: 31,361

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,618
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Illinois, United States

Illinois Cost of Living Score:

Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes region of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Lyons HR
... Test aircraft operations to identify malfunctions · Adjust, align and calibrate aircraft using ... structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools · Check for corrosion ...
Aircraft Mechanic
Apr 29
Centralia, IL, USA
Airgo Inc.
1) Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and ... Test operation of engines and other systems, using test equipment such as ignition analyzers ...
Electrical Assembler
May 30
Rockford, IL, USA
Mega Manufacturing
... test documentation. · Able to perform mechanical assembly or aptitude to learn. · Use tools of ... and structural punching equipment and tooling. MegaFab combines the respective resources of all ...
Field Service Engineer
Apr 18
Rockford, IL, USA
Mega Manufacturing
Responsibilities: · Travel throughout North America and some International Travel. · Mechanical ... test equipment · Working knowledge of job site safety, i.e. Lockout/tagout. · High standard of ...
Pump Engineer
May 8
Rockford, IL, USA
QuEST Global
... test · Support design for cost and manufacturing · Provide input to team on cost, schedule and ... have working knowledge of mechanical systems and understand structural, fluid flow, thermal ...
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