Chicago, IL Jobs - 78,574 openings | Glassdoor

Chicago, IL Overview

View Jobs > Chicago, IL

Chicago Jobs Overview

Chicago has the 3rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. 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 high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Chicago is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Chicago is $225,700, which is above the national average. 34% of workers in Chicago hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 81% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Chicago. 62% of Chicago workers drive to work alone, 17% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Chicago spend an average of 33 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.

78,574
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$52,480
Median Base Salary
2.7M
Population

Employment Resources

Chicago Workforce Center - Pilsen

1700 W. 18th Place
An Illinois workNet Center
Chicago, IL 60608
312-994-8300

IDES East 71st Street

1515 East 71st Street
Chicago, IL 60619
773-947-2500

IDES West Diversey

4931 West Diversey
Chicago, IL 60639
773-889-6820

IDES Halsted Office

837 West 119th Street
Chicago, IL 60643
773-821-4100

IDES West Lawrence Avenue

2444 West Lawrence Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
773-334-6646

IDES 528 South Financial Place

528 South Financial Place
Chicago, IL 60607
1-800-244-5631