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Ground Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$62,308 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ground Helper is $62,308 a year and $30 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Ground Helper is between $45,195 and $76,509. 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

  • Assists tower erector in erection of transmission towers, installation of tower hardware, and stringing of transmission lines or cables, working as member of crew: unloads structural members of tower and electrical hardware from trucks.
  • Bolts members together to form tower assemblies, using handtools.
  • Positions assemblies in place for installation on tower, using block and tackle.
  • Raises or lowers hardware, tools, and other materials to workers on tower, using handline.
  • Assists in stringing transmission cables.
  • Performs other duties as described under helper.
  • May be designated according to specialty as ground helper; ground helper, street railway.
Ground Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Crane and Tower Operators

Job family population: 43,660

Estimated population of Ground Helper jobs: 4,916

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Ground Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Sign Shop - Summer Help needed
May 17
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Express Employment Pros-Rolling Meadows IL
... ground signs * Lots of variety in your work and in your days The Company: * In business for 15 ... Express is on a mission to put a million people to work annually and helped more than 560,000 ...
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Apr 10
Chicago, United States
From there, our ground-breaking, proprietary platform takes over and analyzes the thousands of data points that make customers unique. This is how we create custom-tailored plans for each and every ...
Human Resources Manager
Apr 23
We're looking for an experienced HR manager in search of a significant growth opportunity who can help us build our HR function from the ground up - responsible for recruiting, hiring, and retaining ...
GSE Mechanic
Apr 19
Chicago, IL, USA
Total Airport Services, Inc. - Chicago, IL
Total Airport Services (TAS) GSE Mechanic is a ground support equipment mechanic who works in ... Whether it's safely turning aircraft on time, insuring airports operate properly, or helping ...
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Indirect Fire Infantryman (11C) HELPFUL SKILLS * Possess tremendous discipline and high morale * Readiness to accept a challenge and face danger * Interest in light weapons and ground tactics
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