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Electrician Underground Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,815 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$340

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Electrician Underground is $29,815 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Electrician Underground is between $24,959 and $34,973. 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:
  • Installs and repairs underground conduit and cable systems used to conduct electrical energy between substations and consumers: installs and repairs conduits following blueprints.
  • Pulls cables through ducts cable puller.
  • Splices cables together or to overhead transmission line, customer service line, or street light line cable splicer.
  • Installs and repairs transformers, fuse boxes, bus bars, relays, and other electrical equipment in manhole and underground substations underground repairer according to wiring diagrams and specifications.
  • Reinsulates or replaces worn cables and wires.
  • Tests electric cables and equipment wiring to detect broken circuits or incorrect connections, using test lamp, voltmeter, ammeter, and thermocouple indicator.
Electrician Underground Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Job family population: 107,090

Estimated population of Electrician Underground jobs: 5,121

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$34,564
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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 2,716,450 (2017), 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...

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