Chicago

Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

How much would I make in Chicago? How would my salary compare to other places? Here’s Teleports overview of income and salary rankings by profession in Chicago, Illinois.

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Software Engineer salaries in Chicago are very high. For this job type, Chicago ranks 20th for salaries among 265 cities. Get access to our salary comparison calculator by signing up. Compare salaries city by city with our free salary wizard and convert your own salary to a local salary in Chicago.

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$82,451
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Salary rankings by profession

Job typeMedian salary (USD)RangeSalary ranking compared to all cities
C Level Executive$169,752
15/265
Physician$150,752
15/265
Dentist$125,691
30/265
Pharmacist$105,244
17/265
IT Manager$100,683
11/265
Civil Engineer$89,468
2/265
Finance Manager$88,350
29/265
Product Manager$86,632
25/265
Data Scientist$85,800
36/265
Attorney$85,188
36/265
Sales Manager$82,900
12/265
Software Engineer$82,451
20/265
Human Resources Manager$79,672
11/265
Chemical Engineer$78,521
25/265
Business Development$77,993
35/265
Project Manager$76,115
27/265
Architect$75,238
19/265
Marketing Manager$71,989
21/265
Electrical Engineer$71,433
28/265
UX Designer$70,148
43/265
Financial Analyst$69,632
26/265
Mechanical Engineer$67,859
27/265
Account Manager$67,274
32/265
Web Developer$66,545
19/265
Systems Administrator$66,154
37/265
Business Analyst$65,464
39/265
Lecturer$65,287
30/265
Nurse$64,871
19/265
Operations Manager$64,844
46/265
Hardware Engineer$64,112
46/265
Mobile Developer$63,347
60/265
Industrial Designer$62,311
27/265
Research Scientist$59,225
48/265
QA Engineer$56,733
51/265
Data Analyst$56,442
35/265
Accountant$56,113
39/265
Executive Assistant$55,243
18/265
Interior Designer$55,114
25/265
Postdoctoral Researcher$54,597
32/265
Content Marketing$49,334
41/265
Teacher$48,376
33/265
Office Manager$48,053
33/265
Web Designer$48,047
53/265
Copywriter$46,572
49/265
Graphic Designer$43,109
43/265
Administrative Assistant$42,036
25/265
Chef$41,666
32/265
Fashion Designer$41,461
66/265
Receptionist$38,483
8/265
Customer Support$36,911
42/265
Cashier$30,558
12/265
Waiter$29,678
18/265

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