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Manager Public Utility Rural Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$96,395 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Manager Public Utility Rural is $96,395 a year and $46 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Manager Public Utility Rural is between $67,959 and $119,541. 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

  • Plans and directs activities of major division, district, plant, or department of utility company, or directs particular phase of operation, concerned with production and distribution of electrical power: interprets company policies and methods and develops specific operating procedures.
  • Delegates functional activities to workers and establishes supervisory schedules to define authority for independent decisions imperative to continuous service to public and safety of workers.
  • Recruits, trains, and supervises workers directly or through subordinate supervisors.
  • Investigates, evaluates, and determines best application of new developments in electric power industry, and devises other means of securing maximum efficiency of personnel and equipment within his jurisdiction.
  • Anticipates and forecasts power consumption and economic trends, prepares budget recommendations, and makes related decisions in order to keep facilities and system operation concurrent with economic changes.
  • Cooperates with other superintendents, electric power in solving interrelated administrative, organizational, and technical problems.
  • Directs maintenance of property records and upkeep of equipment and structures.
  • Is usually required to possess an electrical or mechanical engineering background, extensive familiarity with electric power systems, and experience directly related to particular phase of electrical activity superintended.
Manager Public Utility Rural Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Managers, All Other

Job family population: 430,120

Estimated population of Manager Public Utility Rural jobs: 1,342

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Manager Public Utility Rural Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Electric Utility Senior Project Manager 19-00085
Apr 5
Chicago, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Project Manager - Transmission & Distribution - Substation Pay Rate: $100,000 to $120,000, plus ... The ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contracts on ...
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
ABM Industries
Founded in 1909, ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to ... Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking,Research, Writing, Closing Skills, Motivation ...
Utility Forester / Work Planner - Aurora
May 8
Aurora, Illinois, USA
ArborMetrics Solutions, LLC
... management work. • Mark work in the field where required. • Respond to public concerns and ... utility specifications. • Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration ...
Utility Forester / Work Planner
May 1
ArborMetrics Solutions, LLC
... management work. • Mark work in the field where required. • Respond to public concerns and ... utility specifications. • Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration ...
Concrete Project Manager
May 9
Calumet Park, IL, USA
LiveWire Construction
Concrete Project Manager LiveWire Construction, Inc. is seeking to fill the role of Project Manager ... and utility markets, in addition to serving customers in the private, public, and government ...
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