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Telephone Ad Taker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,350 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$577

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Telephone Ad Taker is $34,350 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Telephone Ad Taker is between $26,418 and $40,816. 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 orders for classified advertising for newspaper or magazine by telephone or in person.
  • Talks to customer to determine wording and dates of publication of classified advertisement.
  • Calculates word, line, or day rates, using rate schedule, and total charge for customer.
  • Designates box number for anonymous advertisements.
  • Accepts payments for advertisements.
  • Writes order form to customer's specification and transmits to production personnel for publication.
  • Writes receipts and keeps records of transactions.
  • May mark advertising that has expired and indicate number of days other advertisements are to continue.
  • May record customer's request for cancellations or corrections of classified advertisement.
  • May solicit orders for classified advertisements over telephone.
  • When taking order over telephone, may be designated telephone ad taker.
Telephone Ad Taker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Order Clerks

Job family population: 169,120

Estimated population of Telephone Ad Taker jobs: 24,338

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,821
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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