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Telephone Counter Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,649 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Telephone Counter Clerk is $29,649 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Telephone Counter Clerk is between $24,959 and $34,868. 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

  • Receives, types, routes, and collects payment for telegraph messages and cashes money order warrants at counter in telegraph office: quotes rates for telegrams and collects amount due for message.
  • Types message from customer's copy and places message in pneumatic tube for routing.
  • Pays customer amount due on money order warrant.
  • Keeps records of receipts and disbursements and balances cash on hand at end of day.
  • May be assigned to process money orders only and be designated money-order clerk.
Telephone Counter Clerk Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Counter and Rental Clerks

Job family population: 445,530

Estimated population of Telephone Counter Clerk jobs: 11,557

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Telephone Counter Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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