Automotive Technician in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Automotive Technician in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $18.67 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Troubleshooting, Automotive Engine Repair, and Electronic Troubleshooting.

$9.83 - $31.44
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MEDIAN: $18.67
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Hourly Rate
$9.83 - $31.44  
   
Overtime
$13.50  
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Total Pay (?
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$21,218 - $65,143  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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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
6.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technician

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Automotive Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 9 salaries. An Automotive Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Automotive Technician Salaries

▲7%

▲7%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries


Automotive Engine Repair
▲11%


National Average
$40,000

System Repair
▼8%

Maintenance
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 45%
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