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Ranger Aide Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,876 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ranger Aide is $37,876 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Ranger Aide is between $28,822 and $45,313. 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

  • Assists Park Ranger or Park Superintendent in operation of state or national park, monument, historic site, or recreational area through performance of any combination of clerical and other duties.
  • Greets visitors at facility entrance and explains regulations.
  • Designates campground or recreational vehicle sites and accepts fees at park offering camping facilities.
  • Monitors campgrounds, cautions visitors against infractions of rules, and notifies park ranger of problems.
  • Replenishes firewood, and assists in maintaining camping and recreational areas in clean and orderly condition.
  • Conducts tours of premises and answers visitors' questions when stationed at historic park, site, or monument.
  • Operates projection and sound equipment and assists park ranger in presentation of interpretive programs.
  • Provides simple first-aid treatment to visitors injured on premises and assists persons with more serious injuries to obtain appropriate medical care.
  • Participates in carrying out fire-fighting or conservation activities.
  • Assists other workers in activities concerned with restoration of buildings and other facilities or excavation and preservation of artifacts when stationed at historic or archeological site.
Ranger Aide Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Receptionists and Information Clerks

Job family population: 1,014,900

Estimated population of Ranger Aide jobs: 46,959

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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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