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20 Best Companies To Work For In Chicago, IL

We hand-curated a list of the best companies to work for headquartered in and around Chicago, IL using data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

Best Companies To Work For In Chicago, IL

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1

Baker McKenzie

Zippia Score 5.0

Company Description:

Baker McKenzie, founded as Baker & McKenzie in 1949, is a multinational law firm.

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Kirkland & Ellis

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is an international law firm founded in Chicago in 1909. It is the world's highest-grossing law firm, with US$3.165 billion in revenue.

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USG

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

USG Corporation, also known as United States Gypsum Corporation, is an American company which manufactures construction materials, most notably drywall and joint compound. The company is the largest distributor of wallboard in the United States and the largest manufacturer of gypsum products in North America. It is also a major consumer of synthetic gypsum, a byproduct of flue-gas desulfurization. Its corporate offices are located at 550 West Adams Street in Chicago, Illinois.

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Heidrick & Struggles International

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Heidrick & Struggles International Incorporated is an international recruitment firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States. In addition to its executive search practice, the firm also has a consulting practice focused on leadership and shaping corporate culture.

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Northern Trust

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Northern Trust Corporation is a financial services company organized in Delaware and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that caters to corporations, institutional investors, and high net worth individuals. The company has 85 offices in 18 US states and 20 countries. It is on the list of largest banks in the United States and the list of oldest banks in continuous operation. It is ranked 486th on the Fortune 1000.

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BMO Harris Bank

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

BMO Harris Bank, NA is a United States bank based in Chicago, Illinois.

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GATX

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

GATX Corporation (NYSE: GATX) is an equipment finance company based in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1898, GATX's primary activities consist of railcar operating leasing in North America and Europe. In addition, GATX leases locomotives in North America, and also has significant investments in industrial equipment and marine assets, including ownership of the American Steamship Company, which operates on the Great Lakes. The CEO/Chairman is Brian A. Kenney.

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DRW

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

At DRW, we empower a team of exceptional individuals to capture trading and investment opportunities globally, utilizing cutting-edge technology.

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Seyfarth Shaw

Zippia Score 4.9

Company Description:

Seyfarth Shaw LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 850 attorneys and 15 offices in the US, UK, China and Australia.

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Grant Thornton

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Grant Thornton LLP is the American member firm of Grant Thornton International, the sixth largest accounting network in the world by combined fee income. Grant Thornton LLP is the sixth largest U.S. accounting and advisory organization. The firm operates 58 offices across the US with approximately 7,000 employees, 550 partners, and produces annual revenue in excess of US$1.74 billion.

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TDS

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. is a Chicago-based telecommunications service company providing wireless products and services; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice services; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million customers nationwide. through its business units TDS Telecom and U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) and OneNeck IT Solutions.

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12

United

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (formerly UAL Corporation) is a publicly traded airline holding company headquartered in the Willis Tower in Chicago. UCH owns and operates United Airlines, Inc. The company is the successor of UAL Corporation, which agreed to change its name to United Continental Holdings in May 2010, when a merger agreement was reached between United and Continental Airlines. Its stock trades under the UAL symbol. To effect the merger, Continental shareholders received 1.05 shares of UAL stock for each Continental share, effectively meaning Continental was acquired by UAL Corporation; at the time of closing, it was estimated that United shareholders owned 55% of the merged entity and Continental shareholders owned 45%. The company or its subsidiary airlines also have several other subsidiaries. Once completely combined, United became the world's largest airline, as measured by revenue passenger miles. United is a founding member of the Star Alliance.

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13

Exelon

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Exelon Corporation is an American Fortune 100 energy company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. It generates revenues of approximately $33.5 billion and employs approximately 34,000 people. Exelon is the largest electric parent company in the United States by revenue, the largest regulated utility in the United States with approximately 10 million customers, and also the largest operator of nuclear power plants in the United States. It was created in October 2000 by the merger of PECO Energy Company of Philadelphia and Unicom Corp of Chicago, which owned Commonwealth Edison.

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Enova

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Enova is a technology and data analytics driven online lending company operating 11 brands in 6 countries and providing analytics services to businesses.

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15

Dentons

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

Dentons is a decentralised multinational law firm ranked by Acritas as having one of the world's top 20 Global Elite law firm brands.

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U.S. Cellular

Zippia Score 4.8

Company Description:

United States Cellular Corporation, doing business as U.S. Cellular, is a regional carrier which owns and operates the fifth-largest wireless telecommunications network in the United States, serving 5 million customers in 426 markets in 23 U.S. states as of the first quarter of 2017. The company has its headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.

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Cars.com

Zippia Score 4.7

Company Description:

Cars.com is a website which was launched in June 1998. It is the second largest automotive classified site. Its headquarters are located in Chicago, Illinois.

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ADM

Zippia Score 4.7

Company Description:

The Archer Daniels Midland Company is an American global food processing and commodities trading corporation, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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City of Chicago

Zippia Score 4.7

Company Description:

Chicago (/ʃɪˈkɑːɡoʊ/ , locally also /-ˈkɔː-/), officially the City of Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is one of the largest cities in the United States.

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Motorola Solutions

Zippia Score 4.7

Company Description:

Motorola Solutions, Inc. is an American data communications and telecommunications equipment provider that succeeded Motorola, Inc., following the spinoff of the mobile phone division into Motorola Mobility in 2011. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Detailed List Of The Best Companies In Chicago, IL

Rank Company Zippia Score
1 Baker McKenzie 5.0
2 Kirkland & Ellis 4.9
3 USG 4.9
4 Heidrick & Struggles International 4.9
5 Northern Trust 4.9
6 BMO Harris Bank 4.9
7 GATX 4.9
8 DRW 4.9
9 Seyfarth Shaw 4.9
10 Grant Thornton 4.8
11 TDS 4.8
12 United 4.8
13 Exelon 4.8
14 Enova 4.8
15 Dentons 4.8
16 U.S. Cellular 4.8
17 Cars.com 4.7
18 ADM 4.7
19 City of Chicago 4.7
20 Motorola Solutions 4.7

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