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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 computer and information systems manager (average salary $132,860). 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 2017 [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
13,410
2 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$132,860
13,990
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$124,120
5,080
4 Natural Sciences Managers
$119,010
1,140
5 Financial Managers
$116,590
28,530
6 Marketing Managers
$114,660
12,110
7 Sales Managers
$113,770
20,300
8 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$109,500
840
9 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$107,700
8,890
10 General and Operations Managers
$104,440
94,030
11 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$103,200
3,100
12 Purchasing Managers
$101,380
3,170
13 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$100,630
90
14 Human Resources Managers
$100,600
7,280
15 Financial Examiners
$99,680
1,570
16 Computer and Information Research Scientists
$99,600
870
17 Construction Managers
$97,480
7,090
18 Medical and Health Services Managers
$97,350
10,160
19 Applications Software Developers
$97,300
23,960
20 Information Security Analysts
$95,120
3,580
21 Training and Development Managers
$93,770
1,780
22 Industrial Production Managers
$92,840
5,800
23 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$88,550
6,370
24 Computer Systems Analysts
$87,770
23,180
25 All Other Managers
$87,420
31,140
26 Ship Engineers
$85,710
60
27 Personal Financial Advisors
$83,760
11,720
28 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$83,530
3,300
29 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$82,520
80
30 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$81,710
4,670
31 Other Education Administrators
$81,170
1,560
32 Administrative Services Managers
$80,820
11,230
33 Other Financial Specialists
$80,350
5,600
34 Financial Analysts
$79,890
12,210
35 Computer Programmers
$79,840
11,580
36 Management Analysts
$79,490
28,670
37 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$76,490
950
38 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$76,380
210
39 Compliance Officers
$72,610
6,520
40 Budget Analysts
$72,430
1,050
41 Insurance Underwriters
$72,180
4,030
42 Emergency Management Directors
$71,140
240
43 Cost Estimators
$70,220
5,400
44 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$70,020
60
45 Accountants and Auditors
$68,820
43,160
46 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$68,040
350
47 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
$67,850
190
48 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$67,130
8,780
49 Hydrologists
$65,730
70
50 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$65,720
120
51 Gaming Managers
$65,530
110
52 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$64,050
2,130
53 Food Service Managers
$63,260
6,590
54 Credit Analysts
$62,410
2,510
55 Loan Officers
$62,310
10,080
56 Logisticians
$61,900
4,230
57 Other Business Operations Specialists
$61,590
42,700
58 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$61,530
7,170
59 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$61,510
250
60 Forensic Science Technicians
$61,070
330
61 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$60,410
70
62 Labor Relations Specialists
$60,390
3,770
63 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$59,990
990
64 Property, Real Estate Managers
$59,920
7,420
65 Social and Community Service Managers
$59,580
2,780
66 Rail Car Repairers
$59,550
1,080
67 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
$59,150
210
68 Avionics Technicians
$59,040
200
69 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$58,730
3,480
70 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$57,870
19,080
71 Fundraisers
$57,640
1,500
72 Training and Development Specialists
$56,630
7,780
73 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$56,420
240
74 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$55,590
0
75 Human Resources Specialists
$55,110
16,890
76 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$54,870
1,780
77 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$53,640
30
78 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$50,700
3,500
79 Wind Turbine Service Technicians
$50,150
0
80 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$50,000
2,120
81 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$49,680
110
82 Credit Counselors
$45,310
510
83 Lodging Managers
$44,750
600
84 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
$43,670
340
85 Funeral Service Managers
$43,060
320
86 Other Construction and Related Workers
$41,940
780
87 Tax Preparers
$41,590
3,440
88 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$40,380
130
89 All Occupations
$39,380
4,552,180
90 Floor Sanders and Finishers
$37,110
100
91 Other Woodworkers
$35,640
140
92 Watch Repairers
$34,000
150
93 Extraction Workers Helpers
$31,370
0
94 Wood Model Makers
$28,920
0
95 Other Teachers and Instructors
$27,540
25,990
96 Legislators
$24,380
1,640

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