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Signal Supervisor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,999 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Signal Supervisor is $70,999 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Signal Supervisor is between $51,065 and $87,469. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Signal Supervisor. 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 installing and repairing railroad signals and signal equipment: reads work orders stating location and extent of damage to or malfunction of signal equipment to determine number of workers and type of equipment and materials needed for repairs.
  • Inspects signal equipment to determine sequence of repair.
  • Directs and assists workers in installing or repairing signal equipment, such as interlocks, automatic signals, and crossing protections.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance to company specifications.
  • Compiles reports at end of day indicating work completed, location, materials used, and number of worker-hours required for each job.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
Signal Supervisor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Job family population: 460,370

Estimated population of Signal Supervisor jobs: 2,352

Rate of error: 0.5%

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...

Signal Supervisor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Operations Supervisor
May 1
Griffith, IN, USA
Per Mar Security
Review the excessive signals on a weekly basis and determine the next action plan for each account. ... supervisors and management) in a mutually respectful manner regardless of race, color, religion ...
Railroad Conductor/ Engineer
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Pullman Sugar
Must have strong vision and hearing, including the ability to: see and read hand signals from near ... Basic Inventory Tracking Skills Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory ...
Operations Manager - Aviation Industry
May 21
Chicago, IL, USA
... supervisors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Oversight of daily operations to include ... Use signaling devices to communicate with co-workers or flight crew * Ensure compliance with dnata ...
Operations Manager - Aviation Industry
May 21
Schiller Park, IL, USA
... supervisors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Oversight of daily operations to include ... Use signaling devices to communicate with co-workers or flight crew * Ensure compliance with dnata ...
Sr Software Engineer (C++ / Embedded Linux)
Apr 30
Schaumburg, IL, USA
... Supervisor What You Need for this Position Exceptional verbal and written English communication ... Experience with digital signal processing Experience with board bring-up (bootloaders, Linux kernel ...
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