Average Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$63,091
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Chicago, Illinois Median Salary by Job

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Software Engineer
1324 profiles
$81,020
$61K$106K

$75,723
$50K$111K

Operations Manager
861 profiles
$65,675
$42K$103K

Account Manager
740 profiles
$54,808
$39K$82K

Financial Analyst
697 profiles
$60,358
$46K$78K

Marketing Manager
648 profiles
$67,663
$45K$100K

$58,202
$40K$77K

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  • Updated: 22 Jun 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 103,648
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About Chicago Salaries

Employees in Chicago, Illinois make an average salary of $63,091. As of Q1 2019, the trend in wages is rising with a 0.1 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 $65,675 and $81,020 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: $62,742

The Northern Trust Company

Average Salary: $73,418

United Airlines, Inc.

Average Salary: $72,055

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

Average Salary: $78,804

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