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About Chicago Salaries

Employees in Chicago, Illinois make an average salary of $62,378. As of Q1 2017, the trend in wages is up 0.6 percent. The cost of living is 18.7 percent more expensive than the national average in Chicago. The most popular occupations in Chicago are Financial Analyst, Operations Manager, and Software Engineer which pay between $58,725 and $78,726 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).

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University of Chicago

Average Salary: $59,830

The Northern Trust Company

Average Salary: $73,030

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC)

Average Salary: $75,865

Northwestern University

Average Salary: $59,330

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