Average Salary in Chicago, Illinois
About Chicago Salaries
Employees in Chicago, Illinois make an average salary of $62,851. As of Q2 2017, the trend in wages is falling with a 0 percent decrease over last quarter. The cost of living is 18.7 percent more expensive than the national average in Chicago. The most popular occupations in Chicago are Operations Manager, Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General), and Software Engineer which pay between $65,894 and $79,214 per year. The most popular industries in Chicago are Financial Services, Consulting, and Education. The most popular employers in Chicago are University of Chicago, The Northern Trust Company, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC).