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Athletic Turf Worker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,021 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Athletic Turf Worker is $35,021 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Athletic Turf Worker is between $26,863 and $41,685. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Cultivates lawns, using power aerator and thatcher and chemicals according to specifications.
  • Lifts dead leaves and grass from between growing grass and soil, using thatcher.
  • Pierces soil to make holes for fertilizer and water, using aerator.
  • Presses aerator fork into soil and pulls rake through grass to cultivate areas not accessible to machines.
  • Distributes granulated fertilizers, pesticides, and fungicides on lawn, using spreader.
  • Records services rendered, materials used, and charges assessed on specified form.
  • Transports thatcher, aerator, tools, and materials to and from job site, using truck with hydraulic lift-gate.
  • May care for athletic field turf and be designated athletic turf worker.
Athletic Turf Worker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

Job family population: 912,360

Estimated population of Athletic Turf Worker jobs: 50,052

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Athletic Turf Worker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Landscape Design Specialist-Artificial Turf
Apr 26
BuZ Enterprises Ltd
We use it to build hygienic dog and pet surfaces, safe playgrounds, landscapes, athletic facilities ... We require individuals with the ambition, skills, and work ethic to succeed working independently ...
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