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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI is chief executive with an average annual salary of $195,300. The second highest paying job is judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates (average salary $184,660). The salary and the employment information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$195,300
11,130
2 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
$184,660
760
3 Petroleum Engineers
$177,230
80
4 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$132,770
13,630
5 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$124,950
5,080
6 Financial Managers
$122,960
29,910
7 Natural Sciences Managers
$117,290
1,140
8 Sales Managers
$116,000
20,780
9 Marketing Managers
$113,690
14,370
10 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$109,650
860
11 General and Operations Managers
$109,260
95,070
12 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$107,150
8,990
13 Human Resources Managers
$104,660
7,700
14 Medical and Health Services Managers
$103,780
10,170
15 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$102,490
3,650
16 Purchasing Managers
$101,500
3,290
17 Training and Development Managers
$97,880
1,780
18 Industrial Production Managers
$96,220
6,650
19 Mathematicians
$95,810
80
20 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$95,520
3,320
21 Construction Managers
$92,860
8,480
22 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$90,780
6,270
23 Funeral Service Managers
$89,520
210
24 Pile-Driver Operators
$88,750
40
25 Administrative Services Managers
$86,790
10,210
26 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$86,700
4,670
27 Fish and Game Wardens
$86,660
30
28 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$86,040
1,150
29 All Other Managers
$81,700
31,140
30 Management Analysts
$79,100
32,890
31 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$78,570
200
32 Political Scientists
$77,300
50
33 Other Education Administrators
$75,830
1,810
34 Geographers
$75,290
80
35 Emergency Management Directors
$73,780
270
36 Nuclear Technicians
$73,580
190
37 Subway and Streetcar Operators
$72,340
320
38 Compliance Officers
$71,420
7,070
39 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$69,470
320
40 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
$69,320
0
41 Gaming Managers
$69,140
100
42 Cost Estimators
$68,560
4,320
43 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$67,770
0
44 Animal Scientists
$67,060
40
45 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$65,130
8,660
46 Sociologists
$64,850
90
47 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$62,490
2,560
48 Property, Real Estate Managers
$61,680
7,570
49 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$61,530
7,170
50 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$61,510
250
51 Logisticians
$60,640
4,650
52 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$60,530
10,680
53 Social and Community Service Managers
$60,070
2,990
54 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$58,980
21,020
55 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$58,730
3,480
56 Human Resources Specialists
$56,560
17,780
57 Training and Development Specialists
$56,390
7,520
58 Fundraisers
$56,170
1,630
59 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$56,100
0
60 Labor Relations Specialists
$55,860
4,170
61 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$55,550
70
62 Fashion Designers
$55,370
290
63 Rock Splitters, Quarry
$55,170
0
64 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$55,000
1,630
65 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$54,390
670
66 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$53,260
11,110
67 Underground Mining Loading Machine Operators
$52,320
0
68 Food Service Managers
$51,600
6,590
69 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$51,450
3,490
70 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$51,180
200
71 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$49,880
0
72 Continuous Mining Machine Operators
$46,590
0
73 Farm and Home Management Advisors
$45,430
0
74 Lodging Managers
$45,110
810
75 Barbers
$43,410
0
76 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
$41,430
80
77 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$40,760
7,320
78 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$40,190
10,980
79 All Occupations
$39,990
4,589,690
80 Radio Operators
$37,770
30
81 Segmental Pavers
$35,010
0
82 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$34,940
330
83 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$33,490
50
84 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
$32,100
70
85 Fabric Menders, Except Garment
$30,810
0
86 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$30,210
4,780
87 Tire Builders
$30,040
240
88 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
$29,550
100
89 Legislators
$29,050
1,460
90 All other assemblers and fabricators
$26,470
48,290
91 Tour and Travel Guides
$26,340
960
92 Models
$26,090
130
93 Tour Guides and Escorts
$25,410
820
94 Psychiatric Aides
$24,200
1,450
95 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
$19,730
700

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