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Crating & Moving Estimator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$57,911 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Crating & Moving Estimator is $57,911 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Crating & Moving Estimator is between $42,359 and $70,873. 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

  • Calculates estimated packing, crating, moving, and storage costs and solicits freight or storage business from homeowners and business establishments.
  • Prepares lists of prospective customers from review of publications and contacts with business and real estate firms, providing such information as personnel transfers and home-sales listings.
  • Calls on prospect at home or business establishment and describes services provided by company.
  • Examines goods to be moved or stored, estimates cubic feet of storage or shipping space required, using comparison chart, and computes cost of packing, crating, moving, shipping, and delivering household goods, machinery, or other material.
  • Records details on itemized sales contract, such as value and description of goods, packing instructions, and charge for each service.
Crating & Moving Estimator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cost Estimators

Job family population: 210,900

Estimated population of Crating & Moving Estimator jobs: 4,372

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Crating & Moving Estimator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Rigging and Packing Project Supervisor and Estimator
Mar 6
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Basic Crating And Packaging, Inc.
... wood crating, plant relocations and being able to communicate well with the home office and the ... Asset moves, manufacturing line and entire plant relocation work is considered a core of our ...
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