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Superintendent Generating Plant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$144,501 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Superintendent Generating Plant is $144,501 a year and $69 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Superintendent Generating Plant is between $99,815 and $180,079. 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 operation of major generating plant of electric power system: directs and coordinates periodic plant inspections to evaluate condition of equipment.
  • Prepares work orders for major maintenance or repairs.
  • Reviews daily operating reports and other records to ensure specified operating characteristics in control of steam and electric power generating equipment.
  • Confers with personnel, such as switchboard operator to diagnose equipment malfunctions during emergencies and directs activities to restore normal operation or to shutdown malfunctioning unit.
  • Notifies load dispatcher of shutdown or major changes in power output of unit preparatory to transfer of load to other units.
  • Cooperates with superintendent, tests and safety inspector in routine and special tests and plant inspections to improve operations and maintain safe working conditions.
  • May prepare operating budget.
  • May perform personnel activities of department, such as recruitment, hiring, and training.
Superintendent Generating Plant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Managers, All Other

Job family population: 430,120

Estimated population of Superintendent Generating Plant jobs: 1,342

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...

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