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.

United States Illinois Park Ridge
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Orders, replenishes and merchandises bakery, coffee, and juice products and participates in regional programs for purchasing and promotions. Monitors inventory control and replenishes product. Assists in organizing and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th February
I need a hands-on care provider for my father in his 90s. Some help needed with bathing. Please have experience assisting with feeding. Seeking someone to handle meal preparation. Duties include providing companionship ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February
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 16th February
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 16th February
Part-timeProvides support as a member of the Bakery team to include receiving and preparing product, maintaining the Bakery area and displays, and selling product in support of WFM standards. Performs all functions ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
Part-timePark Ridge home needs a part-time house cleaner. Ideal match will meet the requirements below. Bathroom Cleaning Vacuuming and/or mopping Kitchen and floors, Cleaning Dusting Laundry General Room Cleaning ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
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 16th February
Performs all duties related to cake, tart, pastry, and special-order decoration. Creates appealing designs on all specialty bakery goods. All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image by ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
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 16th February
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 16th February
Orders, replenishes and merchandises meat products and participates in WFM programs for purchasing and promotions. Monitors inventory control and replenishes product based upon WFM ordering standards. Assists in ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February
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 16th February
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 16th February
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Seeking a nanny near Park Ridge for 1 child. Hoping you can start soon!
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February
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 16th February
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 16th February
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 16th February
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Advocate Health Care
It’s More Than a Job, it’s a calling Patient Care Companion LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL / PARK RIDGE, IL NIGHT SHIFT 11P-7A FULL TIME - EVERY OTHER WEEKEND UNIT: FLOAT POOL JOB SUMMARY: The Patient Care ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
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The Summit of Uptown
Position Summary:: The Arbor Company is one of the country’s very best senior living companies because we understand the importance of providing excellent care to our residents. And there’s only one way to ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February