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Test Driver - Prototype Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,614 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$487

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Test Driver - Prototype is $36,614 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Test Driver - Prototype is between $27,973 and $43,692. 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

Description:
  • Drives prototype or experimental vehicles, such as automobiles, trucks, motor homes, or buses, under test conditions to obtain performance data: drives vehicle over test tracks, city streets, or highways to perform specified tests.
  • Gathers data on vehicle performance, such as braking action, stability, and maneuverability.
  • Listens for unusual noises from engine, transmission, differential, and body parts, indicating possible defects.
  • Copies readings from special test equipment.
  • Records information, such as miles traveled and gas, oil, or water consumed, brake operation, noises detected, and general performance on standard form.
  • May install special testing equipment specified for tests.
  • May perform maintenance duties, such as gassing car, changing oil, or lubricating car.
Test Driver - Prototype Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Test Driver - Prototype jobs: 134

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,445
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Test Driver - Prototype Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

MotorSport Fabricator
May 1
us
AMS Performance
Besides production welding you will fit and weld parts and work with our Engineers doing prototype ... test fit parts) a plus. Experience in race car team environment major plus. * Valid Driver ...
Electrical Engineer (PCB design/C programming)
Apr 29
Northbrook, IL, USA
Sterling Engineering, Inc
Debug and troubleshoot electrical systems and prototyping boards. Use electrical test equipment ... drivers. * Create and release designs assuring functionality, feasibility, reliability ...
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