Average Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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Software Engineer
887 profiles

Operations Manager
626 profiles

Financial Analyst
532 profiles

Account Manager
530 profiles


Marketing Manager
498 profiles


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  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
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About Chicago Salaries

Employees in Chicago, Illinois make an average salary of $62,859. As of Q4 2018, the trend in wages is rising with a 0.8 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 Financial Analyst, Operations Manager, and Software Engineer which pay between $59,233 and $79,432 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: $59,797

The Northern Trust Company

Average Salary: $71,686

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

Average Salary: $78,187


Average Salary: $87,207

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