Numbers of Office and Administrative Support Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Occupation group

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2005 757,620
2006 772,770
2007 770,650
2008 768,140
2009 711,570
2010 672,740
2011 663,500
2012 663,590
2013 678,740
2014 684,710
2015 705,190
2016 700,350
2017 695,480
2018 685,950

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Year Number
2005 41,540
2006 40,080
2007 39,910
2008 39,720
2009 38,890
2010 35,750
2011 36,090
2012 34,590
2013 34,810
2014 37,080
2015 37,200
2016 35,270
2017 32,220
2018 33,010

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

Year Number
2005 8,190
2006 6,900
2007 5,930
2008 5,700
2009 5,310
2010 4,840
2011 4,610
2012 4,180
2013 3,880
2014 2,860
2015 2,370
2016 2,300
2017 2,190
2018 2,170

Telephone Operators

Year Number
2005 1,010
2006 910
2007 390
2008 300
2009 420
2011 280
2012 200
2014 510
2015 540
2016 520
2017 320
2018 180

Communications Equipment Operators, All Other

Year Number
2005 270
2006 210
2007 200
2008 110
2009 120
2010 110
2011 100
2013 80
2014 90
2015 110
2016 120
2017 80
2018 40

Bill and Account Collectors

Year Number
2005 16,700
2006 16,260
2007 15,270
2008 14,790
2009 12,450
2010 11,680
2011 12,130
2012 13,760
2013 13,430
2014 12,410
2015 10,220
2016 9,760
2017 9,100
2018 7,920

Billing and Posting Clerks

Year Number
2005 14,230
2006 17,500
2007 17,000
2008 17,450
2009 15,080
2010 14,530
2011 13,970
2012 12,490
2013 13,020
2014 12,400
2015 12,150
2016 11,970
2017 12,740
2018 13,180

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Year Number
2005 58,390
2006 58,070
2007 54,330
2008 51,940
2009 46,710
2010 42,580
2011 40,060
2012 39,810
2013 41,040
2014 42,250
2015 43,060
2016 41,860
2017 39,540
2018 37,830

Gaming Cage Workers

Year Number
2007 520
2008 500
2009 510
2011 410
2012 430
2013 170
2014 190
2016 320
2017 280
2018 180

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Year Number
2005 6,810
2006 6,630
2007 6,460
2008 8,020
2009 7,570
2010 6,980
2011 5,020
2012 4,990
2013 4,950
2014 4,820
2015 4,780
2016 4,060
2017 3,680
2018 3,210

Procurement Clerks

Year Number
2005 1,760
2006 2,020
2007 2,050
2008 2,000
2009 1,720
2010 1,640
2011 1,780
2012 2,080
2013 1,950
2014 1,830
2015 1,690
2016 1,690
2017 1,780
2018 1,790

Tellers

Year Number
2005 19,520
2006 20,850
2007 21,000
2008 21,200
2009 19,130
2010 18,660
2011 17,590
2012 17,590
2013 16,930
2014 15,900
2015 15,340
2016 14,530
2017 13,380
2018 11,830

Financial Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2012 1,470
2013 2,140
2014 2,390
2015 1,880
2016 1,260
2017 860
2018 640

Brokerage Clerks

Year Number
2006 4,710
2007 4,410
2008 4,000
2009 3,900
2010 3,280
2011 3,170
2012 3,250
2013 3,180
2014 3,250
2015 3,220
2016 3,190
2017 2,690
2018 2,490

Correspondence Clerks

Year Number
2005 590
2006 480
2007 560
2008 410
2009 400
2010 270
2011 360
2012 920
2013 250
2014 200
2015 270
2016 130
2017 110
2018 230

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

Year Number
2005 1,290
2006 1,100
2007 1,480
2008 1,740
2009 1,350
2010 1,180
2011 1,580
2012 2,720
2013 2,590
2014 2,180
2015 3,280
2017 3,400
2018 3,600

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

Year Number
2005 2,600
2006 3,130
2007 2,260
2008 2,430
2009 1,620
2010 2,080
2011 2,310
2012 2,760
2013 1,930
2014 1,480
2015 1,030
2016 510
2017 480
2018 370

Customer Service Representatives

Year Number
2005 72,150
2006 76,860
2007 73,310
2008 76,770
2009 75,210
2010 76,010
2011 78,380
2012 82,210
2013 85,350
2014 88,320
2015 92,250
2016 94,200
2017 91,030
2018 95,850

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Year Number
2006 1,470
2007 730
2008 950
2009 1,030
2010 1,140
2011 1,000
2012 3,600
2013 1,360
2014 1,490
2015 1,590
2016 1,640

File Clerks

Year Number
2005 7,950
2006 7,390
2007 7,050
2008 6,830
2009 5,830
2010 5,170
2011 4,550
2012 3,770
2013 3,540
2014 3,220
2015 3,100
2016 2,820
2017 3,070
2018 2,920

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Year Number
2005 3,770
2006 3,790
2007 3,950
2008 4,190
2009 4,140
2010 3,730
2011 3,920
2012 4,600
2013 4,850
2014 4,780
2015 4,280
2016 4,410
2017 4,210
2018 5,490

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

Year Number
2005 4,440
2006 4,750
2007 5,220
2008 4,920
2009 3,930
2010 3,360
2011 3,360
2012 2,920
2013 3,400
2014 3,160
2017 4,370
2018 4,600

Library Assistants, Clerical

Year Number
2005 4,090
2006 4,710
2007 5,280
2008 6,460
2009 6,680
2010 5,620
2011 5,580
2012 5,360
2013 5,010
2014 3,950
2015 4,290
2016 5,350
2017 5,600
2018 4,380

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

Year Number
2005 6,110
2006 6,770
2007 8,410
2008 7,460
2009 7,190
2010 5,770
2011 5,680
2012 5,700
2013 7,730
2014 7,440
2015 7,560
2016 6,900
2017 6,090
2018 6,390

New Accounts Clerks

Year Number
2005 3,850
2006 4,070
2007 5,230
2008 5,440
2009 4,680
2010 3,470
2011 2,520
2012 1,850
2013 1,660
2014 1,640
2015 2,260
2016 2,710
2017 2,590
2018 2,110

Order Clerks

Year Number
2005 10,040
2006 9,910
2007 10,330
2008 8,930
2009 7,370
2010 5,760
2011 6,350
2012 6,340
2013 6,070
2014 5,160
2015 6,100
2016 5,400
2017 4,380
2018 3,030

Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Year Number
2005 5,530
2006 5,110
2007 4,860
2008 4,800
2009 4,100
2010 3,630
2011 3,430
2012 3,430
2013 3,520
2014 3,130
2015 3,290
2016 2,570
2017 2,450
2018 2,200

Receptionists and Information Clerks

Year Number
2005 38,350
2006 40,870
2007 39,950
2008 40,600
2009 35,620
2010 31,720
2011 27,420
2012 27,840
2013 27,400
2014 29,700
2015 29,990
2016 30,760
2017 31,460
2018 32,310

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

Year Number
2006 4,900
2007 6,190
2008 5,970
2009 5,020
2010 3,890
2011 4,730
2012 4,380
2013 4,820
2014 3,880
2015 4,700
2016 5,040
2017 6,020
2018 4,960

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

Year Number
2005 7,940
2006 6,060
2007 6,280
2008 4,890
2009 3,680
2010 4,540
2011 5,540
2012 5,350
2013 3,670
2014 3,480
2015 3,830
2016 3,570
2017 2,510
2018 1,590

Cargo and Freight Agents

Year Number
2005 3,900
2006 5,410
2007 5,990
2008 6,900
2009 6,690
2010 5,960
2011 6,870
2013 6,760
2014 5,400
2016 5,080
2017 4,730
2018 4,110

Couriers and Messengers

Year Number
2005 3,380
2006 2,920
2007 2,660
2008 3,320
2009 3,240
2010 3,100
2011 3,080
2012 2,430
2013 1,680
2014 1,450
2015 1,560
2016 1,570
2017 2,030
2018 1,590

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Year Number
2005 3,000
2006 3,130
2007 2,820
2008 2,990
2009 2,620
2010 2,700
2011 2,470
2012 2,620
2013 2,830
2014 2,560
2015 2,710
2016 2,460
2017 2,400
2018 2,290

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Year Number
2005 5,550
2006 6,950
2007 6,790
2008 6,280
2009 5,930
2010 5,490
2011 5,770
2012 5,660
2013 5,840
2014 6,020
2015 6,160
2016 5,860
2017 5,840
2018 5,530

Meter Readers, Utilities

Year Number
2005 850
2007 470
2008 530
2009 630
2010 830
2011 920
2012 790
2013 760
2014 840
2015 870
2016 670
2018 560

Postal Service Clerks

Year Number
2005 2,330
2006 2,340
2007 2,330
2008 2,270
2009 2,140
2010 1,980
2011 1,940
2012 2,030
2013 1,880
2014 1,880
2015 1,700
2016 1,790
2017 1,800
2018 1,710

Postal Service Mail Carriers

Year Number
2005 11,690
2006 11,430
2007 11,520
2008 11,840
2009 11,240
2010 10,820
2011 10,460
2012 9,980
2013 10,300
2014 10,300
2015 10,340
2016 10,780
2017 10,910
2018 11,020

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

Year Number
2005 10,280
2006 9,630
2007 9,610
2008 8,680
2009 7,670
2010 6,470
2011 6,180
2012 6,020
2013 5,780
2014 5,780
2015 5,530
2016 5,390
2017 5,550
2018 5,190

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

Year Number
2005 9,990
2006 9,380
2007 9,490
2008 9,300
2009 8,610
2010 8,170
2011 7,540
2012 7,910
2013 8,670
2014 9,250
2015 9,760
2016 10,000
2017 10,880
2018 11,290

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

Year Number
2005 29,140
2006 28,900
2007 30,160
2008 30,030
2009 27,110
2010 23,440
2011 23,860
2012 24,440
2013 24,230
2014 23,760
2015 24,610
2016 24,530
2017 25,130
2018 25,900

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

Year Number
2005 57,200
2006 60,470
2007 62,960
2008 62,110
2009 61,600
2010 59,180
2011 59,560
2012 59,040
2013 60,330
2014 64,590
2015 76,880
2016 83,450
2017 86,750
2018 80,860

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

Year Number
2005 2,580
2006 2,300
2007 2,110
2008 1,680
2009 1,470
2010 1,260
2011 1,680
2012 2,190
2013 2,140
2014 2,100
2015 1,690
2016 1,610
2017 1,130
2018 1,460

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

Year Number
2005 58,030
2006 57,610
2007 58,610
2008 57,250
2009 50,410
2010 44,670
2011 36,170
2012 33,620
2013 31,590
2014 30,390
2015 28,670
2016 27,440
2017 24,860
2018 23,010

Legal Secretaries

Year Number
2005 10,520
2006 11,530
2007 12,450
2008 11,350
2009 11,140
2010 10,620
2011 10,080
2012 8,680
2013 8,000
2014 6,890
2015 7,600
2016 7,710
2017 8,310
2018 6,160

Medical Secretaries

Year Number
2005 9,020
2006 10,870
2007 11,590
2008 11,190
2009 9,960
2010 8,660
2011 8,610
2012 8,780
2013 10,360
2014 10,040
2015 10,040
2016 11,270
2017 10,550
2018 12,360

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

Year Number
2005 54,690
2006 52,510
2007 50,580
2008 50,050
2009 44,350
2010 43,350
2011 48,350
2012 52,270
2013 53,250
2014 54,690
2015 58,100
2016 59,970
2017 55,070
2018 47,900

Computer Operators

Year Number
2005 4,300
2006 4,800
2007 4,370
2008 3,650
2009 2,700
2010 2,990
2011 3,620
2012 3,080
2013 2,550
2014 1,760
2015 1,620
2016 1,460
2017 1,180
2018 1,120

Data Entry Keyers

Year Number
2005 10,710
2006 11,320
2008 13,160
2009 9,830
2010 7,240
2011 5,910
2012 5,900
2013 7,470
2014 7,930
2015 8,340
2016 7,600
2017 7,150
2018 6,640

Word Processors and Typists

Year Number
2005 2,680
2006 1,930
2007 1,310
2008 1,460
2009 1,520
2010 1,340
2011 1,100
2012 880
2013 970
2014 960
2015 770
2016 470
2017 310
2018 200

Desktop Publishers

Year Number
2005 1,730
2006 1,800
2007 1,390
2008 1,280
2009 1,000
2010 730
2011 680
2012 650
2013 530
2014 750
2015 840
2016 810
2017 270
2018 600

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

Year Number
2006 5,950
2007 5,430
2008 6,290
2009 5,930
2010 7,000
2011 7,020
2012 7,530
2013 7,920
2014 7,460
2015 7,570
2016 7,580
2017 7,760
2018 7,570

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

Year Number
2006 6,620
2007 5,890
2008 5,380
2009 5,180
2010 5,010
2011 4,690
2012 4,090
2013 4,760
2014 5,150
2015 4,450
2016 4,650
2017 4,800
2018 5,900

Office Clerks, General

Year Number
2005 83,960
2006 83,670
2007 83,090
2008 85,380
2009 86,840
2010 93,540
2011 99,020
2012 97,760
2013 109,520
2014 112,050
2015 111,440
2016 107,410
2017 116,510
2018 126,920

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

Year Number
2005 3,250
2006 4,160
2007 3,160
2008 2,830
2009 1,880
2010 1,960
2011 2,180
2012 1,870
2013 1,880
2014 1,520
2015 1,290
2016 980
2017 950
2018 840

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

Year Number
2005 550
2006 430
2007 560
2008 560
2009 640
2010 450
2011 410
2012 330
2013 350
2014 410
2015 410
2016 410
2017 380
2018 320

Statistical Assistants

Year Number
2005 280
2006 330
2007 310
2008 360
2012 140
2015 310
2016 350
2017 330
2018 400

Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 15,880
2006 19,190
2007 22,170
2008 23,520
2009 21,150
2012 9,670
2013 8,980
2015 10,500
2016 9,000
2017 6,770
2018 3,970