Best of both worlds!!!
Far enough to avoid traffic, high cost of living and low compensation, but close enough to enjoy the amenities of one of the greatest cities in America.
Comparison between Kankakee and Chicago markets:
Chicago / Suburbs
On average, 1-2-year term with low guarantee
Admit to one hospital
Admit to several hospitals
Limited to no traffic
Large primary care referral base to build a busy practice quickly
Referral patterns set – difficult to break in
Cost of living up to 25% less than Chicago
High cost of living
Income potential of the MGMA’s 75th%tile
Limited income potential due to oversaturation of market