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Operator Substation Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,117 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,276

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Operator Substation is $70,117 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Operator Substation is between $50,645 and $86,239. 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

Description:
  • Operates and controls equipment, such as current converters, voltage transformers, and circuit breakers, that regulate flow of electricity through substation of electric power system and over distribution lines to consumers.
  • Records readings of switchboard instruments to compile data concerning quantities of electric power used for substation operation and amounts distributed from station.
  • Talks with load dispatcher and reports amount of electricity received into substation, and to receive switching instructions.
Operator Substation Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Operator Substation jobs: 1,413

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$81,284
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

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