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Industrial Machinery Mechanic

ATIM CNC Machine Operator Career

Industrial machinery mechanics repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.

Occupational Overview

— Install, fix, and maintain machines in factories.

— Work alone most of the time.

— Often wear protective gear such as earplugs and work boots.

— May work overtime and weekends.

— Train on the job or through apprenticeship programs.

— Often work for car manufacturers.

Demand for Industrial Machinery Mechanics

In 2012, there were 6,495 industrial machinery mechanic jobs in the Chicago region.

Wages for the Chicago Region

Starting wage: $17.00/hour

Median Wage: $26.26/hour
(average for someone working in the industry for a while)

Learn More About Industrial Mechanics

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