As of 2016, there are no credible resources that accurately discuss Jerry Taft's salary. However, in 2013, there is a report stating that he had sold his home for $627,000, from an original $1.6 million purchasing price.
Jerry Taft is the primary meteorologist for the WLS-TV channel, located in Chicago. After selling the more expensive home, the Taft family returned to their $375,000 home, which they purchased in 1994. As of 2014, they have reportedly renovated it, putting in new hardwood floors and counter tops to increase its value. The family plans on holding onto this house until it is more lucrative for them to sell it.