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Illinois Salary Guide

  • Accountants and Auditors (Wages $70,500)
  • Actors (Wages N/A)
  • Actuaries (Wages $102,670)
  • Acupuncturists (Wages $65,810)
  • Acute Care Nurses (Wages $71,620)
  • Adapted Physical Education Specialists (Wages $50,360)
  • Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders (Wages $30,510)
  • Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers (Wages $81,060)
  • Administrative Services Managers (Wages $92,480)
  • Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors (Wages $50,630)

Illinois Salary Guide

We found 965 careers in Illinois.

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What Are The Highest Paying Careers In Illinois?

These are the highest paying jobs / occupations in Illinois.
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Chief Executives
  • General Internal Medicine Physicians
  • Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists

What Are The Highest Paying Careers In Illinois?

These are the highest paying jobs / occupations in Illinois.

We found 803 growing occupations in Illinois.

Career
Hourly
Annual
Typical Education
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
$100.00+
$208,000+
Bachelor's degree
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree
$100.00+
$208,000+
Doctoral or professional degree

What Are The Fastest Growing Careers In Illinois?

These are the fastest growing jobs / occupations in Illinois .
  • Mathematicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Statisticians
  • Operations Research Analysts

What Are The Fastest Growing Careers In Illinois?

These are the fastest growing jobs / occupations in Illinois .

We found 318 growing occupations in Illinois.

Career
2018
2028
Percent Change
Typical Education
50
70
40%
Master's degree
8,160
10,700
31%
Master's degree
3,810
4,960
30%
Master's degree
1,910
2,420
27%
Master's degree
5,140
6,250
22%
Bachelor's degree

What Careers Have Declining Employment In Illinois?

These are the jobs expected to have the largest declining employment rate in Illinois over a 10-year period.
  • Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
  • Parking Enforcement Workers
  • Word Processors and Typists
  • Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
  • Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

What Careers Have Declining Employment In Illinois?

These are the jobs expected to have the largest declining employment rate in Illinois over a 10-year period.

We found 327 growing occupations in Illinois.

Career
2018
2028
Percent Change
Typical Education
390
200
-49%
High school diploma or equivalent
460
280
-39%
High school diploma or equivalent
290
190
-35%
High school diploma or equivalent
3,150
2,240
-29%
High school diploma or equivalent
230
170
-26%
No formal educational credential

What Careers Have The Largest Employment In Illinois

These are the jobs expected to have the largest rate of employment in Illinois over a 10-year period. This does not mean these are the jobs with the most openings.
  • Office Clerks, General
  • Retail Salespersons
  • Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
  • Cashiers
  • Registered Nurses

What Careers Have The Largest Employment In Illinois

These are the jobs expected to have the largest rate of employment in Illinois over a 10-year period. This does not mean these are the jobs with the most openings.

We found 645 growing occupations in Illinois.

Career
2018 Employment
Typical Education
169,770
High school diploma or equivalent
166,800
No formal educational credential
160,470
No formal educational credential
141,880
No formal educational credential
133,930
Bachelor's degree

What Careers Have The Most Openings In Illinois?

These are the jobs expected to have the most openings in Illinois over a 10-year period.
  • Cashiers
  • Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
  • Retail Salespersons
  • Office Clerks, General
  • Waiters and Waitresses

What Careers Have The Most Openings In Illinois?

These are the jobs expected to have the most openings in Illinois over a 10-year period.

We found 638 growing occupations in Illinois.

Career
2018 Employment
Projected Annual Job Openings
Typical Education
141,880
25,570
No formal educational credential
160,470
24,100
No formal educational credential
166,800
24,030
No formal educational credential
169,770
18,630
High school diploma or equivalent
84,170
16,940
No formal educational credential

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