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Station Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$33,515 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$419

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Station Operator is $33,515 a year and $16 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Station Operator is between $25,844 and $39,756. 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:
  • Receives complaints from public concerning crimes and police emergencies, broadcasts orders to police radio patrol units in vicinity to investigate complaint, and relays instructions or questions from remote units.
  • Records calls broadcast and complaints received.
  • In some municipalities coordinates all police, fire, ambulance, and other emergency requests, relaying instructions to radio unit concerned.
  • May make operating adjustments to transmitting equipment where station is not automatic and be required to hold federal license.
  • May transmit and receive messages between divisions of own agency and other law enforcement agencies.
  • May monitor silent alarm system to detect illegal entry into business establishments.
  • May contact police officers and guards, school-crossing to verify assignment locations.
Station Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Job family population: 95,450

Estimated population of Station Operator jobs: 28,703

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,853
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Cost of Living Score:

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...

Station Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Apr 25
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May 24
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MACHINE OPERATOR BAR SAW
Mar 21
Addison, IL, USA
Metals & Services Company
SAW OPERATOR WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CUTTING MATERIAL AS PER JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND STAGING MATERIAL FOR Q.C., PACKAGING OR NEXT PROCESSING STATION. *ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND PROPER SET UP AND USE OF ...
Winder Operator
Apr 25
Manteno, IL, USA
Genesis Resources
Decides on station and timing of each operation to assure efficient use of tools and time. ... Communicate effectively with OPS Operator. * Member of the production help chain. * Assists in PMs.
Screw Machine Operator
Apr 9
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Elgen Staffing
... each station. * Positions and secures tools in tool holders. Sets cutting speeds and feed rates. ... Maintains safety as #1 priority, abiding by company rules, operating machinery only when guards are ...
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