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Directory-Assistance Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,165 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Directory-Assistance Operator is $29,165 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Directory-Assistance Operator is between $24,959 and $34,180. 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

  • Operates cord or cordless central office switchboard to provide telephone information.
  • Plugs in headphones when signal light flashes on cord switchboard, or pushes switch keys on cordless switchboard to make connections.
  • Refers to alphabetical or geographical reels or directories to answer questions and supplies alternate locations and spelling under which number could be listed.
  • May type location and spelling of name on computer terminal keyboard, and scan directory or microfilm viewer to locate number.
  • May keep record of calls received.
  • May keep reels and directories up to date.
Directory-Assistance Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Telephone Operators

Job family population: 6,310

Estimated population of Directory-Assistance Operator jobs: 2,976

Rate of error: 8.1%

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...

Directory-Assistance Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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IT Systems Engineer
Jun 5
Chicago, IL, USA
Switchfast Technologies, LLC
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