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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division

The top 100 highest paying jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division (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 Metropolitan Division are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division is chief executive with an average annual salary of $202,010. The second highest paying job is computer and information systems manager (average salary $134,420). The salary and the employment information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 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 Metropolitan Division

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Chief Executives
$202,010
11,430
2 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$134,420
11,410
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$124,880
4,360
4 Financial Managers
$118,070
24,060
5 Sales Managers
$115,220
16,770
6 Marketing Managers
$113,030
9,580
7 Anesthesiologists
$112,260
500
8 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$111,580
6,810
9 Natural Sciences Managers
$107,360
890
10 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$107,290
700
11 General and Operations Managers
$106,120
76,760
12 Purchasing Managers
$105,510
2,340
13 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$104,210
70
14 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$103,050
2,780
15 Human Resources Managers
$101,020
6,110
16 Financial Examiners
$99,890
1,440
17 Construction Managers
$99,200
5,810
18 Medical and Health Services Managers
$98,540
8,030
19 Training and Development Managers
$95,960
1,370
20 Industrial Production Managers
$93,730
3,990
21 Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers
$91,320
160
22 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$88,860
5,310
23 All Other Managers
$85,580
24,860
24 Personal Financial Advisors
$83,190
10,650
25 Administrative Services Managers
$82,820
9,240
26 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$82,500
3,000
27 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$80,720
3,970
28 Other Education Administrators
$78,900
1,260
29 Management Analysts
$78,850
24,210
30 Financial Analysts
$78,590
10,610
31 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$77,830
130
32 Emergency Management Directors
$77,690
190
33 Compliance Officers
$74,070
5,570
34 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
$73,650
230
35 Budget Analysts
$73,390
910
36 Insurance Underwriters
$72,650
3,800
37 Funeral Service Managers
$70,460
270
38 Postsecondary Home Economics Teachers
$69,970
60
39 Cost Estimators
$69,470
4,210
40 Accountants and Auditors
$69,350
37,170
41 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$68,150
340
42 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
$67,850
160
43 Signal and Track Switch Repairers
$67,320
100
44 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$66,830
8,440
45 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$65,990
250
46 Hydrologists
$65,730
60
47 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$65,570
1,750
48 Loan Officers
$65,300
8,360
49 Food Service Managers
$64,540
5,130
50 Credit Analysts
$64,240
2,160
51 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$63,180
5,570
52 Labor Relations Specialists
$62,220
3,060
53 Other Business Operations Specialists
$61,930
36,080
54 Social and Community Service Managers
$61,630
2,120
55 Logisticians
$61,170
3,240
56 Property, Real Estate Managers
$61,090
6,570
57 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$60,850
220
58 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$60,120
950
59 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$59,310
2,560
60 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$59,100
180
61 Ship Engineers
$58,800
0
62 Fundraisers
$58,670
1,270
63 Training and Development Specialists
$58,380
6,040
64 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$58,000
16,210
65 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
$55,590
0
66 Human Resources Specialists
$55,380
13,850
67 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
$54,680
1,300
68 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$53,800
80
69 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
$53,780
380
70 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
$53,320
230
71 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$51,400
3,100
72 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$51,070
1,760
73 Court Reporters
$50,670
0
74 Wind Turbine Service Technicians
$46,320
0
75 Credit Counselors
$45,450
460
76 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
$44,220
270
77 Tax Preparers
$41,530
3,120
78 Lodging Managers
$40,250
440
79 All Occupations
$40,170
3,638,600
80 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$39,590
120
81 Other Construction and Related Workers
$39,180
680
82 Paperhangers
$39,140
350
83 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
$38,200
370
84 Extraction Workers Helpers
$36,150
0
85 Watch Repairers
$34,770
150
86 Wood Model Makers
$28,670
0
87 Legislators
$28,250
1,220
88 Other Woodworkers
$28,240
0
89 Embalmers
$27,760
90
90 Other Teachers and Instructors
$27,630
24,550
91 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
$26,640
470
92 Gaming Service Workers, All Other
$26,450
170
93 Floor Sanders and Finishers
$23,750
110
94 Slot Supervisors
$23,520
160
95 Other Building Cleaning Workers
$23,420
570
96 Other Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers
$20,400
0
97 Gaming Dealers
$19,140
810

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