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Driver Tow Truck Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$46,543 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Driver Tow Truck is $46,543 a year and $22 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Driver Tow Truck is between $34,565 and $56,488. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Driver Tow Truck. 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

  • Drives tow truck to move motor vehicles damaged by accident, stalled, or ticketed by police for traffic violation.
  • Receives call or is dispatched to location by repair garage, automobile association, or police department by radio or telephone.
  • Attaches anti-sway bar to vehicle by means of cable, chains, or other grappling devices, and hoists one end of vehicle, using hand or powered winch, then tows vehicle to repair garage or to police department's impounding area.
  • Requires a commercial driver's license.
Driver Tow Truck Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Job family population: 1,748,140

Estimated population of Driver Tow Truck jobs: 73,667

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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...

Driver Tow Truck Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Tow Truck Driver / Driver
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Chicago 24 Hour Towing
Hiring tow truck Driver. Must have class C or CDL spotless driving record and pass drug test and background checks. . Must be able to follow instructions and have the ability to solve problems on the ...
Tow Truck Operator
May 25
Michigan City, IN, USA
Region Recovery Inc
We are seeking a Tow Truck Operator to join our team! You will be responsible for safely operating ... Must be able to pass background and drivers license test
Tow Truck Driver
Apr 30
New Lenox, IL, USA
Superior Towing
... Trucks, Uniforms, Respectable Atmosphere, Room for Advancement, Health Insurance Benefits, Paid Time Off, and the Top Pay in the industry. We will help you obtain the proper drivers license, a Class ...
Truck Driver- Earn $1,200 Min. Weekly Guaranteed - Excellent Benefits
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Dart - Company Driver
Truck Driver Jobs - Up to 50 CPM Starting Pay with an extra 3.5 CPM Every Month! Up to $1,200 Weekly Pay Guaranteed, Two Pay Raises in your first year, and Much More! Dart is excited to announce our ...
Truck Driver
May 24
CHICAGO, United States
CKK Trucking, Inc.
Position: Truck Driver - OTR CDL Class A Location: Mokena, IL 60448 Job Type: Full Time Salary: Up to $93,600/year + Benefits Experience: Minimum of 3 years (5 is preferred) CDL Class A driving ...
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