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Header Dock Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$55,286 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,509

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Header Dock is $55,286 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Header Dock is between $40,608 and $67,549. 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:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of stevedore ii engaged in loading and unloading ships' cargoes: assigns duties to workers, and explains methods of handling, stowing, securing cargo, and setting up hoisting equipment.
  • Determines what cargo requires special handling and how it is to be stowed in ship's hold.
  • Signals winch driver to raise or lower cargo.
  • May estimate dunnage (paper and timber) required to brace and arrange cargo in ship's hold to prevent cargo damage.
  • May maintain inventory of dunnage.
  • May be designated according to work area as header, dock; header, ship; or kind of cargo stowed as cotton header.
Header Dock Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

Job family population: 207,470

Estimated population of Header Dock jobs: 5,077

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,092
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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