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Instrument Shop Supervisor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,669 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instrument Shop Supervisor is $70,669 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Instrument Shop Supervisor is between $50,828 and $87,063. 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 instrument repairers in repair and maintenance of telephone and telegraphic equipment: examines and tests equipment, such as telephones, teletypewriters, station and switching apparatus, private-branch-exchange systems, and perforation equipment to determine repairs required, using electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Assigns workers to repair tasks.
  • Supervises final inspection of equipment to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • May be designated according to type of equipment maintained as communications-equipment supervisor; telegraphic-instrument supervisor; telephone-instrument supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
Instrument Shop Supervisor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Job family population: 460,370

Estimated population of Instrument Shop Supervisor jobs: 2,481

Rate of error: 0.5%

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...

Instrument Shop Supervisor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic
Apr 9
Chicago, IL, USA
National Container Group
... instrument diagrams (P&ID's), process flow sheets, schematics, technical manuals, • Five (5) ... with supervisor, production control, quality, and other shop personnel for assignments and to ...
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