Average Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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Software Engineer
940 profiles

Operations Manager
668 profiles

Account Manager
588 profiles

Financial Analyst
578 profiles

Marketing Manager
536 profiles



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  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
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About Chicago Salaries

Employees in Chicago, Illinois make an average salary of $62,826. As of Q2 2018, the trend in wages is falling with a 0.2 percent decrease 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 Account Manager, Operations Manager, and Software Engineer which pay between $52,844 and $79,024 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: $59,776

The Northern Trust Company

Average Salary: $72,055

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

Average Salary: $77,378


Average Salary: $85,628

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