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Track Layer Head Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$70,336 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,871

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Track Layer Head is $70,336 a year and $34 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Track Layer Head is between $50,660 and $86,653. 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:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in laying and repairing railroad tracks: measures distances from reference stakes to locate positions for installation of trackage, switches, and crossovers.
  • Verifies alignment of rails by measuring distances from rails to predetermine center line.
  • Supervises track-surfacing-machine operator and track layer in repair of railroad tracks.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
Track Layer Head Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

Job family population: 556,300

Estimated population of Track Layer Head jobs: 5,124

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$81,539
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

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 2,705,994 (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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