Average Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$19.02
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Chicago, Illinois Median Hourly Rate by Job

MinMax

$30.13
$25$41

$12.31
$10$16

$17.28
$12$25

Medical Assistant
349 profiles
$15.34
$11$20

$23.89
$19$29

$14.66
$10$21

Nanny
253 profiles
$15.62
$11$21

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  • Updated: 13 Jul 2019
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About Chicago Salaries

Employees in Chicago, Illinois make an average salary of $63,168. As of Q2 2019, the trend in wages is rising with a 0.7 percent increase over last quarter. The cost of living is 23.4 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 $65,719 and $81,113 per year. The most popular industries in Chicago are Health Care, Financial Services, and Consulting. The most popular employers in Chicago are University of Chicago, The Northern Trust Company, and United Airlines, Inc..

Popular Chicago Employers

University of Chicago

Average Salary: $62,969

The Northern Trust Company

Average Salary: $73,221

United Airlines, Inc.

Average Salary: $72,569

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

Average Salary: $79,132

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