Numbers of jobs in Illinois

All Occupations

Year Number
2001 5,861,660
2002 5,795,330
2003 5,766,900
2004 5,719,070
2005 5,767,100
2006 5,826,660
2007 5,894,670
2008 5,910,630
2009 5,704,240
2010 5,528,420
2011 5,574,180
2012 5,640,740
2013 5,704,700
2014 5,765,880
2015 5,852,710
2016 5,903,820
2017 5,927,860
2018 5,991,270

Management Occupations

Year Number
2001 410,700
2002 403,560
2003 389,620
2004 330,510
2005 276,750
2006 250,790
2007 273,780
2008 287,290
2009 305,100
2010 299,890
2011 313,930
2012 329,550
2013 343,680
2014 368,230
2015 388,500
2016 425,610
2017 436,590
2018 453,460

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Year Number
2001 239,850
2002 247,230
2003 247,510
2004 265,550
2005 284,740
2006 305,860
2007 319,890
2008 329,630
2009 327,510
2010 313,360
2011 300,320
2012 282,400
2013 293,570
2014 299,620
2015 316,070
2016 323,350
2017 328,610
2018 335,360

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Year Number
2001 132,160
2002 122,930
2003 124,450
2004 132,780
2005 133,250
2006 136,450
2007 142,820
2008 144,720
2009 142,290
2010 127,260
2011 128,460
2012 145,460
2013 156,770
2014 166,350
2015 169,580
2016 177,360
2017 172,680
2018 177,530

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Year Number
2001 95,270
2002 88,740
2003 91,730
2004 89,150
2005 87,870
2006 82,850
2007 83,300
2008 84,280
2009 83,760
2010 83,630
2011 82,770
2012 85,320
2013 80,950
2014 83,210
2015 87,700
2016 90,510
2017 89,600
2018 88,180

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2001 41,300
2002 40,190
2003 39,680
2004 42,290
2005 43,640
2006 47,970
2007 47,450
2008 49,710
2009 47,070
2010 33,940
2011 32,200
2012 31,510
2013 31,500
2014 30,450
2015 32,760
2016 34,820
2017 35,080
2018 36,690

Community and Social Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 70,750
2002 65,350
2003 65,220
2004 64,520
2005 65,600
2006 66,650
2007 68,240
2008 74,010
2009 78,300
2010 74,910
2011 72,940
2012 75,630
2013 74,890
2014 76,030
2015 74,620
2016 76,500
2017 77,480
2018 84,550

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 41,200
2002 37,540
2003 37,720
2004 40,630
2005 43,180
2006 47,560
2007 48,260
2008 46,920
2009 44,610
2010 43,850
2011 44,570
2012 44,370
2013 46,580
2014 47,420
2015 46,920
2016 44,870
2017 47,490
2018 49,630

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

Year Number
2001 345,100
2002 368,200
2003 367,940
2004 374,230
2005 379,960
2006 371,910
2007 375,070
2008 385,340
2009 399,140
2010 405,940
2011 401,790
2012 420,490
2013 407,860
2014 403,210
2015 385,700
2016 373,290
2017 376,650
2018 375,430

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2001 66,040
2002 69,000
2003 68,450
2004 62,380
2005 64,090
2006 66,650
2007 70,330
2008 71,410
2009 68,980
2010 69,980
2011 70,530
2012 69,530
2013 66,630
2014 66,830
2015 68,810
2016 69,260
2017 74,020
2018 74,740

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2001 282,840
2002 275,610
2003 275,690
2004 286,220
2005 296,500
2006 297,370
2007 301,930
2008 308,950
2009 317,690
2010 320,770
2011 326,920
2012 323,310
2013 324,350
2014 326,380
2015 332,380
2016 341,890
2017 349,020
2018 354,250

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 119,790
2002 120,970
2003 123,310
2004 124,760
2005 130,200
2006 137,740
2007 140,220
2008 145,030
2009 144,910
2010 154,460
2011 159,410
2012 167,600
2013 170,300
2014 162,710
2015 159,210
2016 166,980
2017 163,670
2018 165,730

Protective Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 123,160
2002 127,150
2003 139,820
2004 143,570
2005 140,150
2006 138,220
2007 140,120
2008 142,820
2009 141,480
2010 140,030
2011 141,550
2012 142,770
2013 145,530
2014 146,170
2015 150,250
2016 153,090
2017 149,870
2018 151,070

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 409,440
2002 415,190
2003 414,840
2004 420,930
2005 434,720
2006 447,310
2007 452,660
2008 459,420
2009 447,290
2010 441,480
2011 444,010
2012 448,730
2013 458,830
2014 467,960
2015 482,170
2016 501,550
2017 508,850
2018 506,720

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

Year Number
2001 194,190
2002 187,000
2003 182,280
2004 190,460
2005 201,800
2006 201,310
2007 194,110
2008 192,630
2009 185,090
2010 184,030
2011 185,200
2012 187,520
2013 189,110
2014 184,680
2015 178,810
2016 169,140
2017 167,140
2018 165,460

Personal Care and Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 123,150
2002 116,900
2003 119,890
2004 120,860
2005 132,500
2006 135,540
2007 141,790
2008 138,500
2009 140,100
2010 128,310
2011 141,600
2012 143,200
2013 153,120
2014 158,450
2015 168,830
2016 163,280
2017 165,520
2018 169,260

Sales and Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 582,430
2002 583,130
2003 586,630
2004 593,780
2005 609,440
2006 622,590
2007 621,590
2008 611,130
2009 583,240
2010 583,370
2011 595,820
2012 605,250
2013 605,440
2014 598,730
2015 593,750
2016 579,000
2017 571,680
2018 577,930

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 1,060,330
2002 1,051,910
2003 1,031,130
2004 1,000,110
2005 991,190
2006 1,004,380
2007 996,780
2008 993,580
2009 927,270
2010 880,460
2011 871,710
2012 878,860
2013 884,170
2014 894,180
2015 919,450
2016 915,900
2017 903,510
2018 890,740

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

Year Number
2001 8,670
2002 8,330
2003 8,290
2004 7,450
2005 5,070
2006 5,000
2007 6,120
2008 6,300
2009 5,970
2010 5,170
2011 5,120
2012 4,730
2013 5,840
2014 6,920
2015 7,580
2016 6,690
2017 5,760
2018 5,600

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2001 251,080
2002 254,460
2003 243,380
2004 238,840
2005 233,320
2006 240,910
2007 250,890
2008 249,320
2009 223,290
2010 205,920
2011 201,230
2012 192,020
2013 176,630
2014 178,280
2015 178,580
2016 175,450
2017 176,110
2018 183,960

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Year Number
2001 220,080
2002 206,670
2003 211,170
2004 208,200
2005 206,750
2006 210,810
2007 205,970
2008 206,650
2009 196,360
2010 184,440
2011 188,520
2012 188,850
2013 193,410
2014 191,390
2015 199,930
2016 207,630
2017 212,050
2018 214,110

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 586,580
2002 529,650
2003 520,360
2004 494,070
2005 517,090
2006 530,540
2007 537,350
2008 512,300
2009 454,760
2010 413,970
2011 426,470
2012 431,250
2013 437,280
2014 434,790
2015 437,840
2016 434,220
2017 436,540
2018 431,220

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Year Number
2001 457,550
2002 475,620
2003 477,760
2004 487,780
2005 489,300
2006 478,240
2007 475,980
2008 470,710
2009 440,030
2010 433,260
2011 439,130
2012 442,390
2013 458,260
2014 473,880
2015 473,270
2016 473,430
2017 479,920
2018 499,650

Metro Areas in Illinois