Jobs in Park Ridge, Illinois, United States

Park Ridge is a city located in Cook County in the US State of Illinois. With a population of around 38,000, the city is located within the Chicago Metropolitan area. It is 15 miles to the Northwest of Downtown Chicago.

Affluent City 

Park Ridge is a very affluent area, reflected in the median wages and property prices listed below. Less than 2% of the population is classified as living below the poverty line, a remarkably low figure for a US city.

The city boasts its own orchestra, and a large and very beautiful Art Deco style theatre.

There are a number of excellent restaurants and bars, and the city maintains a number of parks and outdoor recreational facilities. This includes an excellent Wildwood Nature Center.

There are two major shopping areas, South Park and Dee Park and the city also boasts a Farmers Market. In the summer, there is an annual food festival in July, and a series of free, open air concerts during the warmer months.

Living standards generally are high and crime is low. Hilary Clinton and Harrison Ford are the most famous former residents of Park Ridge.

Key Facts:

  • Median Age: 44.8
  • Median Household Income: $90,484
  • Median Property Value: $392,600
  • Cost of Living: 37% higher than state average, 34% higher than national average
  • Unemployment Rate: 3.4%
  • Crime Rate: 64% lower than national average

Suburban Economy

As an affluent city that is essentially a suburb of Chicago, the city does not have a particularly strong manufacturing or industrial base. This is very much a white-collar city, though there is some manufacturing here in smaller scale.

The largest single employer is the Advocate Lutheran general Hospital (4,200 employees), followed by the local school districts (aprox. 1,500 employees).

The BECO group, a Midwest Staffing and Consultancy firm is the largest private employer in the city. They are headquartered in Park Ridge and have a workforce of around 400.

To put the workforce into figures, 14% of all jobs are in healthcare, 10% in education. 9% is in retail and 4% in accommodation and food service.

Manufacturing is at 9%. The number of office based positions in town, at BECO and a number of other companies proving insurance, financial and recruitment services means that 9% of roles here are connected to Finance and insurance, whilst 15% are in Professional, Tech Services and Admin roles.

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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
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Part-timeSummary Part Time Product Demonstrator Are you outgoing and enjoy interacting with people? If promoting brands through product demonstration sounds appealing, then our Part Time job could be the right fit for ...
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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
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Job Number: 1948367BREmployment Type: Regular Full-TimeJob Category: RetailShift: AnyRegion: 049 : MidwestAddress Line 1: 678 N Northwest HwyCity: Park RidgeState: IllinoisZip Code: 60068Career PreviewTo learn more ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
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FedEx Office
The Lead Consultant is knowledgeable in all areas of the Store’s business, including print, signs & graphics, and shipping, and consistently delivers a positive customer experience to all customers. The Lead ...
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$10 - $11 an hourPart-timeMobilelink is the largest National Cricket dealer, and we are still growing! If you are passionate about selling wireless, helping customers, and leading a team we are looking for you. We are a ...
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Saint John Capital
$12.00 - $13.50 an hourFriendly person to work in our downtown Park Ridge office.No experience necessary and we will train.Starting salary $12.00 to $13.50 an hour.50 dollar bonus with every deal closed.Job Type: ...
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Elixir Global Solutions Inc.
Human Resources Generalist II is responsible for a variety of Human Resources generalist duties, including but not limited to Talent aquisition, recruitment, employee relations, immigration, investigations, training, ...
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