The average hourly pay for a Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in Chicago, Illinois is $22.96.
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$15 - $27
$40,166 - $79,386
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Job Description for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic
A machinery maintenance mechanic is responsible for ensuring that equipment continues to operate at acceptable levels. First and foremost, a machinery maintenance mechanic is responsible for performing regular maintenance and inspections of equipment; this may involve visual inspections, as well as tasks such as operating a robot to perform a diagnostic test. Aside from general inspection and maintenance, this mechanic responds to requests when a machine breaks down or otherwise malfunctions. …Read more
Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Tasks
- Repair, install, adjust or maintain machinery.
- Perform preventative maintenance inspections.
- Maintain work and shop area and stock tools, parts and supplies.
- Complete written record of work performed.
- Complete repairs and parts replacements.
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Popular Skills for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, Electronic Troubleshooting and Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Repair.
Pay by Experience Level for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic
An early career Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.17 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.42 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Machinery Maintenance Mechanic in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (6.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (17.2% less), Fort Wayne, Indiana (15.5% less) and Louisville, Kentucky (8.1% less).
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