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Platform Supervisor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$48,675 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Platform Supervisor is $48,675 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Platform Supervisor is between $36,148 and $59,125. 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 workers engaged in loading and unloading cargo from conveyances, such as railroad cars, trucks, and ships, and in moving and storing materials or products: assigns job tasks to worker according to loading and unloading schedules, and observes loading of conveyance to determine conformance to loading patterns and to prevent shifting or damage to materials or products during transit.
  • Verifies materials loaded or unloaded against work order or bill of lading.
  • Directs workers to move materials or products to storage areas or production departments.
  • Trains new employees in job duties.
  • Performs duties as described under supervisor.
  • May schedule sequence of transportation usage, routes of transportation vehicle operators, or movement of materials into and out of storage area.
  • May be designated according to materials handled, work location, or specialization as bull-gang supervisor; munitions-handler supervisor; platform supervisor; supervisor, case loading; supervisor, loading; supervisor, shipping; supervisor, shipping room; supervisor, unloading.
Platform Supervisor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

Job family population: 187,880

Estimated population of Platform Supervisor jobs: 14,784

Rate of error: 0.8%

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...

Platform Supervisor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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