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Master Control Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,133 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Master Control Operator is $56,133 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Master Control Operator is between $41,173 and $68,641. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Master Control Operator. 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

  • Prepares, operates, controls, and monitors television broadcasting equipment to transmit television programs and station breaks to viewing audience.
  • Reads television programming log to ascertain name of program or station break, and at what time program or station break is scheduled to air.
Master Control Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Broadcast Technicians

Job family population: 30,390

Estimated population of Master Control Operator jobs: 1,932

Rate of error: 5.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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 2,705,994 (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...

Master Control Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Quality Control Operator
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PURPOSE OF POSTITION The Quality Control Operator is responsible to fully inspect products (pre ... our customers master the most demanding welding challenges. voestalpine Böhler Welding offers ...
Senior Business Analyst (future Scrum Master) (19-00049)
Jun 19
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Trillium Solutions Group
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Independent Operator
Apr 25
Oak Park, IL, USA
Avis Budget Group
As the operator of your business, there is no earning limitation and you are in control of your professional career and financial success! Our most successful Independent Operators are creative ...
May 9
Streamwood, IL, USA
Service Master
Basic knowledge of the company's operating systems * Proficient knowledge & skill in MS Excel ... skill, control, and accuracy, such as preparing and analyzing data, viewing computer screen and ...
Market Research Analyst
Jun 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Distribution Warehouse
Manage and maintain data in XA software as master operator in the purchasing department. * Train ... flow control and negotiation with overseas suppliers' for payment terms and issues. * Build up ...
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