28,796 High-paying Jobs in Aurora, IL | Glassdoor
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Aurora Jobs Overview

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28,796
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
201k
Population

Aurora has the 95th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Aurora is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Aurora is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Aurora is $174,000, which is the same as the national average. 31% of workers in Aurora hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 76% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Aurora. 81% of Aurora workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Aurora spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.