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Camp Tender Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,561 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Camp Tender is $46,561 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Camp Tender is between $34,721 and $56,415. 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

  • Arranges and observes activities of workers engaged in tending bands of sheep on range or pasture and keeps them supplied with food and other necessities.
  • Designates area to be used by each sheep herder.
  • Transports food, drinking water, fuel, mail, animal feed, and other supplies to sheep herder.
  • Observes condition of range, water, and animals, and gives directions to sheep herder when to move to another range, reporting findings to owner of band or to livestock rancher.
  • Assists in moving camp to another location by hauling supply wagon, using horse or truck.
  • Performs duties as described under supervisor.
  • May substitute for sheep herder during emergencies, vacations, or for other reasons.
  • May lamb ewes and drench sheep.
Camp Tender Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

Job family population: 20,750

Estimated population of Camp Tender jobs: 475

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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