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Test Equipment Mechanic Salary
in Illinois, United States

$45,461 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,296

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Test Equipment Mechanic is $45,461 a year and $22 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Test Equipment Mechanic is between $33,854 and $55,128. 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.
Test Equipment Mechanic Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Job family population: 131,590

Estimated population of Test Equipment Mechanic jobs: 31,361

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,702
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions 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...

Test Equipment Mechanic Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Equipment Mechanic
Jul 12
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
RentalMax LLC
Equipment Mechanic RentalMax, LLC Department: Operations Supervisor Title: Store Manager ... Clean, inspect, service and test equipment prior to tagging it "Ready to Rent." * Attend update ...
Crane/Mobile Equipment Mechanic
Jul 1
Alsip, IL, USA
Staff Source
... equipment, including cranes, forklifts, tractors, etc * Troubleshoot and correct mechanical issues ... Must submit to pre-employment drug test and background check Company Description Temp to Hire ...
Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Work in Antarctica!
Jun 27
Chicago, IL, USA
PAE Antarctica Contract
Uses diagnostic procedures and test equipment to identify and correct equipment faults. * Analyzes and diagnoses mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electric, and electronic faults. * Performs other ...
Equipment Mechanic Maintenance/Repair (2nd Shift)
May 14
Geneva, IL, USA
Clarios
Equipment Mechanic Maintenance/Repair (2nd Shift) This is a non-incentive position which pays ... Check & repair test instruments * Must have the necessary troubleshooting skills to resolve ...
Lead Mechanic
Jun 19
Chicago, IL, USA
Custom Maintenance Solutions
Perform routine equipment maintenance * Use diagnostic tools to test equipment components * Perform quality inspections Qualifications: * Previous experience as a mechanic * Knowledge of shop ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Test Equipment Mechanic is $45,461 a year and $22 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Test Equipment Mechanic is between $33,854 and $55,128. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Test Equipment Mechanic Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Equipment Mechanic
Jul 12
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
RentalMax LLC
Equipment Mechanic RentalMax, LLC Department: Operations Supervisor Title: Store Manager ... Clean, inspect, service and test equipment prior to tagging it "Ready to Rent." * Attend update ...
Crane/Mobile Equipment Mechanic
Jul 1
Alsip, IL, USA
Staff Source
... equipment, including cranes, forklifts, tractors, etc * Troubleshoot and correct mechanical issues ... Must submit to pre-employment drug test and background check Company Description Temp to Hire ...
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