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Switchboard Operator Assistant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$71,958 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,389

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Switchboard Operator Assistant is $71,958 a year and $35 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Switchboard Operator Assistant is between $51,755 and $88,723. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Switchboard Operator Assistant. 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:
  • Compiles gauge readings and performs other tasks as directed by switchboard operator in electric-generating plant: records gauge and meter readings on switchboard and panelboards at specified intervals.
  • Opens and closes switches to regulate generation and flow of electric power.
  • Cleans and oils mechanical and electrical equipment and reports malfunctions, such as meter fluctuations, abnormal sounds, and overheating.
  • May assist in performing tests to diagnose and locate cause of equipment malfunction.
  • May work in substation that distributes and generates electric power and be designated substation operator helper, generation.
Switchboard Operator Assistant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Power Distributors and Dispatchers

Job family population: 12,110

Estimated population of Switchboard Operator Assistant jobs: 1,754

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$83,419
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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 2,716,450 (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...

Switchboard Operator Assistant Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Administrative Assistant Support
May 24
Chicago, IL, USA
Sahara Staffing Inc
Assists receptionist and switchboard operators as necessary. * May coordinate with Finance for resolution of budget variances and/or expense application. * Performs other duties as assigned.
Team Lead (Mail, Shipping, Print)
May 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Exela Technologies
... to Switchboard, Mail Services, Print, Records, Shipping, Receiving. * Supervise and cross-train ... Operating mailing, copy or fax equipment * Shipping & Receiving * Lift large bundles of mail ...
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