A Maintenance Technician in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $18.99 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Plant Maintenance, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, and Electronic Troubleshooting.

$32,438 - $69,043
(Median)
$32K
$41K
$69K
MEDIAN: $40,963
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$10.72 - $28.81
(Median)
$11
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,438 - $69,043  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
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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$28,555 - $62,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $28.81  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $45.09  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
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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$28,555 - $62,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Experience Affects Maintenance Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$41,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Maintenance Technician Salaries

Plant Maintenance
up arrow 28%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 26%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 21%

Plumbing
up arrow 7%

Facility Maintenance & Coordination
up arrow 4%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 3%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 1%

Welding
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$41,000

Maintenance
up arrow 11%

System Repair
up arrow 14%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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