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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 $134,850). 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 2018 [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
9,430
2 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$134,850
11,140
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$125,960
4,360
4 Financial Managers
$125,560
25,550
5 Petroleum Engineers
$125,500
40
6 Sales Managers
$115,700
16,740
7 General and Operations Managers
$112,880
77,300
8 Marketing Managers
$112,650
11,880
9 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$110,040
720
10 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$109,480
6,880
11 Orthodontists
$108,010
710
12 Natural Sciences Managers
$106,430
990
13 Human Resources Managers
$105,910
6,470
14 Medical and Health Services Managers
$104,880
7,930
15 Purchasing Managers
$103,850
2,470
16 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$103,400
3,320
17 Training and Development Managers
$101,440
1,440
18 Industrial Production Managers
$96,310
4,650
19 Mathematicians
$95,310
70
20 Funeral Service Managers
$94,870
150
21 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$94,250
3,000
22 Construction Managers
$92,910
6,950
23 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$91,310
5,280
24 Administrative Services Managers
$88,460
8,380
25 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$86,750
1,020
26 Stonemasons
$86,540
0
27 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$85,370
3,970
28 Emergency Management Directors
$83,130
200
29 Geographers
$82,500
80
30 All Other Managers
$81,400
24,860
31 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$80,110
130
32 Management Analysts
$78,340
28,640
33 Political Scientists
$78,100
50
34 Gaming Managers
$74,910
0
35 Nuclear Technicians
$74,710
170
36 Compliance Officers
$72,930
6,040
37 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
$72,430
70
38 Other Education Administrators
$71,000
1,470
39 Postsecondary Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers
$69,850
0
40 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$69,620
320
41 Animal Scientists
$68,730
40
42 Cost Estimators
$68,190
3,030
43 Agricultural Engineers
$66,520
70
44 Sociologists
$65,520
80
45 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$64,620
8,310
46 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$64,510
0
47 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
$63,690
2,100
48 Property, Real Estate Managers
$63,590
6,710
49 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$63,180
5,570
50 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$62,540
8,040
51 Social and Community Service Managers
$62,030
2,310
52 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$60,850
220
53 Airfield Operations Specialists
$59,820
130
54 Logisticians
$59,800
3,640
55 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$59,310
2,560
56 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
$58,590
17,680
57 Training and Development Specialists
$58,380
5,580
58 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$57,870
1,290
59 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$57,590
40
60 Fundraisers
$57,130
1,450
61 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
$56,610
180
62 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$56,440
6,930
63 Human Resources Specialists
$56,380
14,760
64 Hearing Aid Specialists
$55,740
90
65 Labor Relations Specialists
$54,810
3,490
66 Food Service Managers
$54,110
5,130
67 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$53,860
8,590
68 Fashion Designers
$52,370
260
69 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
$52,240
3,120
70 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$51,350
260
71 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
$49,860
0
72 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$49,670
180
73 Barbers
$43,410
0
74 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$43,360
8,710
75 Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters
$43,260
0
76 Lodging Managers
$42,060
630
77 All Occupations
$40,910
3,662,390
78 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$40,870
5,800
79 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$35,030
0
80 Agricultural Equipment Operators
$34,860
90
81 Travel Guides
$33,880
0
82 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
$32,100
70
83 Legislators
$31,210
1,080
84 Fabric Menders, Except Garment
$30,810
0
85 Tire Builders
$30,040
240
86 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
$29,400
100
87 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$28,870
3,280
88 Bicycle Repairers
$27,100
0
89 Tour and Travel Guides
$26,930
830
90 All other assemblers and fabricators
$25,740
38,310
91 Psychiatric Aides
$23,690
1,150
92 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
$19,700
0
93 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other
$19,620
270

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