Chicago Area Local Government
Wages & Salaries:
Core and Suburbs: 1997

Sector Employees/1000 Residents Average Monthly Wage: 1997 Wage & Salary Expense per Capita
Chicago 15.3 $4,198 $772
Inner Suburbs 8.5 $3,101 $314
Outer Suburbs 6.9 $3,424 $286
Excluding Chicago 7.5 $3,305 $296
Chicago Compared to Suburbs 2.04 1.27 2.61
Inner Suburbs: Cook County except western extension (beyond O'Hare Airport)
Outer Suburbs: All Others      
Source: Calculated fromr 1997 Census of Governments  

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