Average Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois Median Salary by Job


Software Engineer
550 salaries

Operations Manager
408 salaries

Financial Analyst
354 salaries

Account Manager
349 salaries

Marketing Manager
335 salaries

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
314 salaries

Executive Assistant
300 salaries

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  • Updated: 24 Jun 2017
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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 $58,860 and $79,120 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).

Popular Chicago Employers

University of Chicago

Average Salary: $59,678

The Northern Trust Company

Average Salary: $72,226

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

Average Salary: $76,625

Northwestern University

Average Salary: $59,330

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