Average Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois Most Popular Skills


Project Management5,534

Microsoft Excel5,381

Microsoft Office4,649

Customer Service3,936

Data Analysis3,339

Microsoft Word2,162

Operations Management2,110

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About Chicago Salaries

Employees in Chicago, Illinois make an average salary of $62,989. As of Q2 2017, the trend in wages is falling with a 0 percent decrease over last quarter. The cost of living is 18.7 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 $65,507 and $79,879 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: $60,457

The Northern Trust Company

Average Salary: $67,952

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

Average Salary: $75,754

Northwestern University

Average Salary: $60,641

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