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Transmission Mechanic Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$47,186 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Transmission Mechanic is $47,186 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Transmission Mechanic is between $35,282 and $57,124. 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

  • Repairs manual and automatic transmissions in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles.
Transmission Mechanic Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Transmission Mechanic jobs: 18,295

Rate of error: 0.7%

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...

Transmission Mechanic Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Jun 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Metro Staffing Service
... automatic transmission assemblies, vehicle cross drive transmission assemblies, transfer assemblies, hydraulic/mechanical brake systems, mechanical/hydraulic steering systems, vehicle hydraulic ...
Journey Mechanic (O'Hare) - $35/hour
Jun 21
Des Plaines, IL, USA
The Hertz Corporation
... Mechanic position is the position for you. Bring your energy, drive, and motivation to Hertz, and ... complete engine and transmission overhauls. Additional responsibilities include electrical ...
Diesel Mechanic Burbank IL
May 6
Chicago, USA
... transmission repair; brake and air conditioning system repairRecent graduates welcome!Diesel Mechanic Benefits:$2,500 bonus for qualified mechanics ($1,250 at 90 and 180 days)!Competitive pay based ...
Maintenance Mechanic
May 23
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Ajulia Executive Search
You will be responsible for repairing various vehicles and transmission systems. You must be safety focused with high mechanical aptitude and strong troubleshooting abilities! RESPONSIBILITIES
Mechanic- Trailer/Chassis- Chicago/Hammond
Jun 12
Hammond, IN, USA
Custom Maintenance Solutions
... Mechanic to join our team ... You will be responsible for repairing various vehicles and transmission systems. Responsibilities ...
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