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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Saint John Capital
Friendly person to work in our downtown Park Ridge office.No experience necessary and we will train.Benefits:Full health care benefits paid for (health, dental & prescription)Weekends off10 National holidays ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
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Eric Gordon and Associates
DUI Treatment Program seeks in individual with good knowledge of DUI law to teach Risk Education classes and facilitate Treatment Groups. We have been providing Excellent DUI Services for over 30 years.Applicant must ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th June
Hit the Floor Concierge Fitness & Wellness
We have an opening for a private fitness trainerwith an expanding, well respected high end concierge wellness company.Enjoy working remotely and travel to clients in the North Shore area. Our clients are mainly weekend ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th June
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Advocate Health Care
Position Requirements: Bachelor degree and graduation from a Medical Technology program approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or an equivalent program, in a science ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
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Illinois Dermatology Institute
We are a partnership of dermatologists committed to providing excellent, cutting-edge medical care balanced with compassion - both of which are necessary for a successful and fulfilling doctor-patient relationship. The ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th June
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Atrium Health and Senior Living - NJ
Atrium Health and Senior Living is now managed and operated by Spring Hills Senior Communities, a premiere, award winning, national senior living company. Spring Hills' commitment to the overall care of our customers ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
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Sunrise Senior Living
Overview"It makes me feel good knowing that we make the residents’ lives better. We laugh with them, cry with them, sing and dance with them – we brighten their day. Working here is an unbelievable ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th June
Provides support as a member of the meat team to include duties related to counter service, stocking, and sanitation in the meat department. All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th June
Saint John Capital
Perform general bookkeeping duties, including posting information to accounting software and regularly reconciling accounts.Pay debts as they come due for payment, including necessary bills as well as supplier and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 8th June
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Kiddie Academy of Park Ridge
Assistant DirectorTitle: Assistant DirectorJob Summary: Kiddie Academy of Park Ridge has an exciting leadership opportunity for an energetic, organized and collaborative person to join us as our Assistant Director. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th June
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Board and Brush Park RIdge
Board & Brush Park Ridge, IL is looking to hire Part-Time Studio Instructors and Assistants!!!Does this describe you??✔️ Friendly✔️ Outgoing✔️ Enthusiastic✔️ Enjoy helping people✔️ Enjoys arts, crafts, or working ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th June
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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 8th June
Dunkin Donuts
Join the Fun Paced world of Dunkin! Seeking highly energetic, enthusiastic individuals with great communication skills to greet guests and manage guest transactions. Team Member / Crew Member / Cashier is generally ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th June
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Jersey Mike's District 1 Illinois
Energetic, upbeat individuals to provide quality customer service and great quality food while leading a staff through a successful shifts by following and encouraging company policies and standards. INDQS
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th June
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Delaware Life
Clear Spring Health Company Overview Clear Spring Health is part of Group One Thousand One ("Group1001"), a customer-centric insurance group whose mission is to make insurance more useful, intuitive and ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 17th June
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Advocate Health Care
Position Requirements: High School education or equivalent. Knowledge of medical terminology is strongly preferred. 2~3 years related experience is required. Previous computer experience is beneficial. This position ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 11th June
State Line Fire & Safety, Inc.
Service and Maintenance of portable fire extinguishers, perform hydro-static testing of fire extinguishers, training is included, mechanically inclined a plus but not a must. Looking for a dependable, honest hard worker ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 10th June
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Presence Health
Requisition ID: 65723 Ministry: PLC Senior Services Location: Presence Res Nursing Rehab Location Address: 1001 North Greenwood, Park Ridge, IL 60068 United States (US) Department: 10011020 Administration RNRC Daily ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th June
Since 1912, the Bredemann family has focused on finding the strongest local talent in the automotive industry. We have been a Toyota dealer since 1976 and have a very loyal customer base. We are still family owned & ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th June
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 19th June