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Switchboard Operator Police District Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,360 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Switchboard Operator Police District is $34,360 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Switchboard Operator Police District is between $26,391 and $40,898. 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

  • Operates switchboard to receive and transmit police communications.
  • Talks to police officers reporting from call boxes and records messages on special forms.
  • Enters time of call and callbox number.
  • Telephones for ambulances or fire-fighting equipment when requested.
  • Routes messages for radio broadcast to Dispatcher, Radio.
Switchboard Operator Police District Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

Job family population: 80,380

Estimated population of Switchboard Operator Police District jobs: 13,892

Rate of error: 2.3%

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 2,705,994 (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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