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Superintendent Stevedoring Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,341 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Superintendent Stevedoring is $56,341 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Superintendent Stevedoring is between $41,268 and $68,895. 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 loading and unloading of ship's cargoes: studies bills of lading to determine sequence of loading operations, taking into consideration cargo space available, shipping instructions, and knowledge of cargo stowage.
  • Calculates number of hours and personnel required for loading or unloading ship and places order for personnel.
  • Inspects load-test certificates of ship's booms and cargo handling gear to ensure they meet safety regulations, and that cargo will not exceed specified load capacity.
  • Directs activities of workers engaged in loading or unloading materials requiring special handling, such as explosives, locomotives, and other machinery.
  • Supervises workers engaged in checking and loading cargo to ensure that cargo is loaded in specified sequence and in accordance with shipping instructions.
  • Prepares report of stevedoring activities, such as time, hours, personnel, cargo handling gear used, and submits report to accounting department.
  • Inspects dock areas to ensure safety regulations are being observed.
  • May supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in loading and unloading barges.
  • May supervise container-handling activities and be designated stevedoring superintendent, container handling.
Superintendent Stevedoring Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

Job family population: 187,880

Estimated population of Superintendent Stevedoring jobs: 3,513

Rate of error: 0.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,716,450 (2017), 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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