The Business Journals, analyzing the latest Census Bureau data, has compiled a list of the most profitable U.S. cities for a wide range of professions, including loan officers and real estate agents.
In Chicago, 2014 salaries for loan officers were among the top in the nation at No. 32. Average pay for officers in the city was $81,700, while adjusted pay was $76,640.
Pay for a real estate agent was nearly as competitive. Agents’ average salary last year was $78,070.