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Transportation Department Supervisor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$65,148 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Transportation Department Supervisor is $65,148 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Transportation Department Supervisor is between $47,188 and $80,061. 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

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of automobile mechanics engaged in repairing, adjusting, servicing, and storing motor vehicles in industrial or commercial establishment.
  • Analyzes defective equipment to determine cause of trouble.
  • Inspects and drives repaired vehicles to verify repairs.
  • Trains workers in and demonstrates repair and maintenance of vehicles, using handtools, welding, and grinding equipment.
  • Evaluates performance of workers.
  • Keeps inventory of repair parts and equipment and requisitions replacement stock.
  • Prepares repair reports and vehicle requests.
  • Schedules transporting of passengers or materials to service or storage areas.
  • May supervise workers engaged in inspection and repair of miscellaneous equipment, such as cement mixers and electric trucks.
  • Performs other duties as described under supervisor.
Transportation Department Supervisor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

Job family population: 460,370

Estimated population of Transportation Department Supervisor jobs: 2,399

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Transportation Department Supervisor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Compass Group
Environmental Services, Patient Transport, Laundry & Linen, Facilities Management, Healthcare ... As a Department Supervisor, you will be responsible for ensuring departmental efficiencies in a ...
LCL Import Customer Service Supervisor
Apr 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Shipco Transport Inc
: LCL Import Customer Service Supervisor Shipco Transport Inc. , a leading international cargo ... Coordinate the department s time off. * Coach and guide the Customer Service Team * Assist customer ...
Bilingual Call Center Representative - ETA Agent
May 23
Chicago, IL, USA
... Department: RMMCC Call Center Reports to: Call Center Supervisor Status: Full-time Location ... SCR Medical Transportation is an EOE.
Operations Supervisor (Elmhurst Area) 2nd shift M-F 10am-7pm
May 21
Elmhurst, IL, USA
Monitor daily transportation service for required timeliness and accuracy on assigned shift to ... Collaborative work style, able to work well within and across departments * Result & action ...
Cooler Receiving Supervisor
May 13
Minooka, IL, USA
Joliet Staffing
The Department Manager Job Purpose: Supervise the day-to-day activities of the cooler shipping and ... Communicate with transportation the status of loads and any expected delays in meeting required ...
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