Average Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois Most Popular Skills


Project Management5,383

Microsoft Excel5,219

Microsoft Office4,515

Customer Service3,841

Data Analysis3,247

Microsoft Word2,104

Operations Management2,060

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Employees in Chicago, Illinois make an average salary of $62,538. 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 $59,058 and $79,165 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: $59,483

The Northern Trust Company

Average Salary: $71,132

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

Average Salary: $77,004

Northwestern University

Average Salary: $59,888

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