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Snowmaker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,344 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$2,200

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Snowmaker is $31,344 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Snowmaker is between $24,959 and $36,958. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Snowmaker. 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:
  • Tends artificial snow making equipment of ski resort to produce artificial snow along ski trails: rides chair lift or drives snow-terrain vehicle along ski trails to reach snow equipment.
  • Attaches hoses from snow equipment to nozzles of above-ground outlets for underground compressed air and water pipelines, using wrenches.
  • Turns outlet valves to adjust compressed air and water mixture to obtain desired snow spray.
  • Returns defective or frozen snow equipment to ski lodge for repair, using snow vehicle.
  • Repositions equipment periodically to direct snowfall to other sections of trail, or closes valves to shut off equipment when snow coverage is completed.
  • Cleans dirt and frozen snow from equipment, using handtools.
Snowmaker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Job family population: 310,970

Estimated population of Snowmaker jobs: 7,721

Rate of error: 5.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,337
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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...

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