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Hydroelectric Station Operator Chief Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$92,209 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hydroelectric Station Operator Chief is $92,209 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Hydroelectric Station Operator Chief is between $65,195 and $114,256. 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

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating and controlling hydroelectric generating equipment: analyzes defective operation and directs hydroelectric-station operators to adjust equipment to minimize interruptions of power demands.
  • Inspects equipment and initiates maintenance repair orders.
  • Notifies watershed tender (waterworks) when subnormal speed of generating units requires adjustment of reservoir floodgates to increase pressure of water which rotates water wheels.
  • Performs duties as described under supervisor.
Hydroelectric Station Operator Chief Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

Job family population: 611,800

Estimated population of Hydroelectric Station Operator Chief jobs: 649

Rate of error: 0.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

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