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Solid Waste Disposal Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$91,978 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Solid Waste Disposal Manager is $91,978 a year and $44 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Solid Waste Disposal Manager is between $65,032 and $113,970. 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

  • Directs and coordinates, through subordinate supervisory personnel, landfill site activities concerned with solid-waste disposal for governmental sanitation agency or private refuse-disposal company: inspects site and confers with supervisory personnel to determine procedures and methods for utilizing site area for disposal activities and to remain in compliance with specifications of environmental impact study.
  • Plans sequences of waste disposal operations to obtain optimum utilization of site basing plans on such factors as past and predicted solid-waste disposal and land reclamation requirements, quantity of waste handled daily, and space in site required for waste handled.
  • Ensures that waste disposal activities are in compliance with public health insect and rodent control laws and regulations.
  • Prepares records and reports on disposal activities, such as quantities of waste handled, receipts from operations, and actions taken to comply with public health and environmental regulations.
  • May prepare operational budget for landfill waste disposal activities and submit budget to agency management.
  • May examine loads of waste for recyclable material and direct sorting, handling, and recycling operations.
  • May supervise workers engaged in waste disposal operations.
  • May operate heavy equipment to compact and bury waste in private landfill disposal dump.
Solid Waste Disposal Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Managers, All Other

Job family population: 430,120

Estimated population of Solid Waste Disposal Manager jobs: 2,521

Rate of error: 0.6%

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...

Solid Waste Disposal Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Business Development / Channel Manager
May 18
Naperville, IL, USA
MedPro Waste Disposal
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May 17
Naperville, IL, USA
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