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Line Maintainer Section Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,735 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Line Maintainer Section is $34,735 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Line Maintainer Section is between $26,714 and $41,273. 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

  • Installs and repairs telephone and telegraph lines, poles, and related equipment, according to diagrams, and using electrician's handtools: digs holes, using power auger or shovel, hoists poles upright in holes, using truck-mounted winch, and fills and tamps holes, using cement, earth, and tamping device.
  • Ascends poles or enters tunnels and sewers to cut in feeder lines, attach appliances, such as terminal boxes and repeaters, and repair or replace defective lines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Unreels and strings lines from pole to pole and from pole to building, installs hardware, such as conduits and insulators, and attaches appliances on lines.
  • Pulls lines through ducts by hand or with use of winch.
  • When assisting in installation and removal of plant equipment, such as callboxes and clocks, in city locations, may be designated line installer-repairer, city.
  • When patrolling telephone lines between communities, may be designated toll-line repairer.
  • When patrolling telephone or telegraph lines between two established points or in designated areas, may be designated line maintainer, section.
Line Maintainer Section Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Job family population: 107,090

Estimated population of Line Maintainer Section jobs: 19,041

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Line Maintainer Section Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Attending Physician VIII (Hematopathology) - Pathology
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Cook County Government
... line of your email**. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests ... In the Section of Autopsy Pathology * As needed supervises, performs and teaches the autopsy ...
Sr Engineering Tech
May 16
Chicago, United States
Pepco Energy Services
Perform preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance on distribution and transmission relays ... line carrier, audio tone, etc. )#CD# Testing is performed per the guidelines included in the Field ...
ATTENDING PHYSICIAN VI - Pediatric Allergy Immunology
May 16
Chicago, IL, USA
Cook County Government
... line of your email**. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests ... Provides clinical care, research and teaching for the Section of Pediatric Allergy Immunology
Paralegal Specialist / Legal Assistant Opportunities
May 20
Chicago, United States
United States Army
... matters • Prepare line of duty determinations, separation board proceedings, and other ... â€¢ Maintain law/administrative library and section files and records • Monitor and review ...
Chair of the Division of Body Imaging - RADIOLOGY
Mar 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Cook County Government
... line of your email**. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests ... Maintains productivity related to assigned duties * Supervises Radiology residents and technologist ...
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