Average Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois Median Salary by Job


Software Engineer
537 profiles

Operations Manager
411 profiles

Financial Analyst
361 profiles

Account Manager
343 profiles

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)
334 profiles

Marketing Manager
327 profiles

Executive Assistant
300 profiles

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  • Updated: 15 Jul 2017
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About Chicago Salaries

Employees in Chicago, Illinois make an average salary of $62,491. 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 $59,142 and $79,263 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: $59,801

The Northern Trust Company

Average Salary: $71,365

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

Average Salary: $77,004

Northwestern University

Average Salary: $59,888

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