15 companies in Chicago this month hiring for $100K positions like crazy

For the first time in a decade, the number of job openings is greater than the number of hires in the March-through-June period according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In other words, it is a great time to find a new job and what better place to look than Chicago?

Using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs, Ladders compiled a list of the top 15 companies hiring for $100K jobs right now in Chicago and surrounding areas. Check them out below.

1. PricewaterhouseCoopers

Jobs available in Chicago: 164

PwC focuses on audit and assurance, tax and consulting services. The company just launched an Artificial Intelligence Bootcamp to educate its employees. 

Example job: State and Local Tax – Indirect Tax Manager – Sales & Use

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2. Advocate Healthcare

Jobs available in Chicago: 162

Advocate Healthcare is the largest health system in Illinois and employs 6,300 doctors.

Example job: Pediatric Hospitalist

View all Advocate Healthcare jobs.

3. Health Care Service Corporation

Jobs available in Chicago: 137

The country’s largest customer-owned health insurer and fourth largest health insurer overall has many job opportunities available.

Example job: Senior Data Scientist

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4. Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Jobs available in Chicago: 137

This financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate.

Example job: VP, Lease Administration Sales

View all Jones Lang LaSalle jobs.


Jobs available in Chicago: 135

One of the big four auditors, there are lots of Chicago jobs available here.

Example job: Alliance Director II

View all KPMG jobs.

6. Allstate Insurance

Jobs available in Chicago: 101

This insurance giant is hiring!

Example job: Allstate Management Lead Consultant

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7. Abbott Laboratories

Jobs available in Chicago: 91

This healthcare company which has four main operating segments—nutrition, medical devices, prescription drugs in emerging markets and medical diagnostics-is seeing rapid growth.

Example job: Drug Manufacturing Technician

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8. Northwestern University

Jobs available in Chicago: 86

Research out of Northwestern Engineering recently identified four new personality types based on data. 

Example job: Pediatrician at Lurie Children’s Hospital

View all Northwestern jobs.

9. Northern Trust Corporation

Jobs available in Chicago: 86

With headquarters in Chicago, this financial giant has plenty of open positions.

Example job: Wealth Strategist

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10. Mathematica Policy Research

Jobs available in Chicago: 76

The policy research think tank just released a major report on food stamp benefits. 

Example job: Senior Substance Use Disorder Researcher

View all Mathematica jobs.

11. Walgreens

Jobs available in Chicago: 72

Halloween is a huge season for this retail giant.

Example job: Manager Customer Loyalty & Insights

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12. Crowe Horwath

Jobs available in Chicago: 64

Crowe Horwath is one of the largest public accounting firms in the country.

Example job: Federal Tax Manager

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13. Groupon

Jobs available in Chicago: 63

Groupon just formed a partnership with Tickets.com and Tiffany Haddish is their new spokesperson.

Example job: Director of Product – Supply and Merchant Platform

View all Groupon jobs.

14. Evolent Health

Jobs available in Chicago: 62

Evolent just acquired New Century Health’s business for around $217 million.

Example job: Manager, Medicaid Encounter / Claims Reporting

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15. Grant Thornton

Jobs available in Chicago: 61

This accounting firm is hiring.

Example job: Transaction Services Financial Diligence Director

View all Grant Thornton jobs.