The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Maintenance Mechanic with Equipment Maintenance skills in Chicago, Illinois is $25.85.
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Job Description for Maintenance Mechanic
Maintenance mechanics work with large production machines, typically in factories. They oversee the machine’s performance and upkeep. Maintenance mechanics coordinate the maintenance of a machine with managers of the organization. Unless a machine breaks down, maintenance typically occurs during during off-peak hours so production continues efficiently. Mechanics clean the machine entirely by removing parts and cleaning thoroughly. They oil or lubricate moving parts so that they continue working…Read more
Maintenance Mechanic Tasks
- Complete repairs and parts replacements.
- Repair, install, adjust or maintain machines or vehicles.
- Perform preventative maintenance inspections.
- Maintain work and shop area and stock tools, parts and supplies.
- Complete written record of work performed.
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Popular Skills for Maintenance Mechanic
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance, Industrial Hydraulics, Troubleshooting, Plant Maintenance and Electronic Troubleshooting.
Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Mechanic
An early career Maintenance Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.45 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.52 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (23.4% less), Orlando, Florida (23.2% less) and Fresno, California (21.1% less).
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