Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Chicago, Illinois Salary

An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $18.39 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Welding, Systems Troubleshooting, Hybrid Systems, and System Repair.

$32,215 - $76,026
$32K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $52,459
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$10.00 - $31.09
$10
$19
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$76K
Salary $32,215 - $76,026
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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$21,665 - $69,276
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$79
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $31.09
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $8.07 - $79.46
Annual Data $0$69K
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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$21,665 - $69,276
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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%

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 24 salaries. An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲18%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

▼36%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Welding
▲25%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲10%

Hybrid Systems
▲8%

System Repair
▲7%

National Average
$46,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼2%

Automotive Engine Repair
▼7%

Tools
▼8%

Performance
▼8%

▼12%

Troubleshooting
▼15%

Technical Services
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 29%