An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $18.28 per hour. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Welding, Hybrid Systems, and System Repair.

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,905 - $75,747  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
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$21,029 - $72,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $30.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.54  
Overtime
$30.74  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,029 - $72,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%


National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Welding
up arrow 34%

Hybrid Systems
up arrow 16%

System Repair
up arrow 13%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

National Average
$43,000

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 1%

Performance
up arrow 2%

Tools
up arrow 4%

Maintenance
up arrow 5%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 9%

Technical Services
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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