(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Technical Maintenance Technician Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,332 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Technical Maintenance Technician is $52,332 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Technical Maintenance Technician is between $38,598 and $63,780. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

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.
Technical Maintenance Technician Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Job family population: 3,650

Estimated population of Technical Maintenance Technician jobs: 591

Rate of error: 11.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Cost of Living Score:

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...

Technical Maintenance Technician Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Technician - Coeval Apartments - BRAND NEW PROPERTY!
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
... Maintenance Technician to join our team! Location ... Coeval Apartments - Chicago, IL Job Description This position performs technical and mechanical ...
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 ... Guide and lead a team of technical operators What You'll Need To Succeed * High school diploma or ...
Maintenance Technician
May 24
Northlake, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
Maintenance Technician The responsibility of this position is to monitor, maintain, troubleshoot ... Analyze and interpret test data and prepare technical reports, charts, graphs, and schematics to ...
Maintenance Technician
May 21
Woodridge, IL, USA
AMLI Management Company
As the Maintenance Technician at AMLI Seven Bridges, you will maintain the efficient operation and ... technical skills development. We offer a competitive salary along with bonuses, benefit and ...
HVAC Entry Level Maintenance Technician
May 20
Plainfield, IL, USA
TR Miller Heating and Cooling
As an HVAC maintenance technician, you will work as part of a dynamic and passionate team to demonstrate technical compentency and exceptional customer service. You will service heating and cooling ...
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources