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Driver Starting Gate Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,732 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$914

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Driver Starting Gate is $41,732 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Driver Starting Gate is between $31,417 and $50,267. 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

Description:
  • Steers vehicle equipped with rear folding barrier (gate) that allows alignment and positioning of horses abreast of gate prior to official start of sulky (harness) race.
  • Accepts control of vehicle acceleration from horse-race starter who simultaneously actuates folding of gate at starting point of race.
  • Drives vehicle off track to clear path for race.
Driver Starting Gate Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

Job family population: 56,950

Estimated population of Driver Starting Gate jobs: 54,291

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,379
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Cost of Living Score:

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...

Driver Starting Gate Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

CDL Driver (Class A or B)
May 24
Schiller Park, IL, USA
Gate Gourmet
Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production ... Starting pay is $17.86 per hour. * Pay is weekly. Daily Tasks & Expectations * Arrive on time ...
CDL Airport Catering Driver
Mar 19
Schiller Park, IL, USA
Gate Gourmet
Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production ... Starting pay is $17.86 per hour. * Pay is weekly. Daily Tasks & Expectations * Arrive on time ...
CDL A Driver - $2,000 Bonus
May 15
Dedicated Logistics
... gate Dispatch time are mainly between 11:00 pm 2:00 am with a typical end time based on the route ... Starting Pay: $275.00 per day $2,000 Sign on Bonus Benefits: Single medical, dental, and vision ...
CDL A Driver Dedicated Route Specialist $2K Bonus - Aurora, IL
May 10
Dedicated Logistics
... gate Dispatch time are mainly between 11:00 pm 2:00 am with a typical end time based on the route ... Starting Pay: $275.00 per day $2,000 Sign on Bonus Benefits: Single medical, dental, and vision ...
Dedicated Route Driver - $2K Bonus
May 15
Dedicated Logistics
... gate Dispatch time are mainly between 11:00 pm 2:00 am with a typical end time based on the route ... Starting Pay: $175/day $2,000 sign on bonus! Benefits: Single medical, dental, and vision coverage ...
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