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School Plant Consultant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$73,398 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a School Plant Consultant is $73,398 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a School Plant Consultant is between $52,642 and $90,574. 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

  • Formulates and enforces standards for construction and alteration of public school facilities throughout state: develops legislation relative to school building sites and school design and construction.
  • Guides school districts in development of long range comprehensive master plans, including such factors as site selection and expected population growth and mobility, and school finance and specifications.
  • Coordinates activities, jurisdictions, and responsibilities of adjacent school districts and evaluates entire systems of schools.
  • Provides technical information and advice to local school authorities considering construction or renovation of school plant.
  • Inspects proposed sites and schools under construction or undergoing alteration to enforce applicable standards.
  • Prepares suggested classroom plans and layouts, taking into consideration such factors as climate, construction costs, availability of materials, and accepted principles of institutional construction.
  • Reviews plans for construction and renovation of school buildings and approves or disapproves plans in accordance with standards and policies of department.
  • Confers with representatives of school boards, educators, and architects to explain and reach agreement on design concepts and construction standards.
  • Arbitrates difficult and unusual construction disputes.
  • Conducts special research studies concerned with lighting, heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and acoustics.
  • Prepares reports for state education department and state legislature.
School Plant Consultant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

Job family population: 103,110

Estimated population of School Plant Consultant jobs: 67,958

Rate of error: 1.6%

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 2,705,994 (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...

School Plant Consultant Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
High school diploma or GED equivalent. * Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or ... Experience working with Outside Plant Engineering in the following systems: ARAMIS or OPTI
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