Labor Force

Research and data regarding jobs, employment and wages in Chicago and the surrounding region.

 

 

 

 

 

Jobs by Industry

City of Chicago (Not Seasonally Adjusted)

September-16 September-17 Change
Total Private 1,246,840 1,257,762 10,922
Financial Activities 135,226 141,388 6,162
Educational and Health Services 248,291 251,588 3,297
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 83,110 84,618 1,508
Construction 31,893 32,585 692
Wholesale trade 47,367 47,916 549
Information 35,010 35,456 446
Manufacturing 64,351 64,738 387
Professional and Business Services 287,806 287,928 121
Natural Resources and Mining 257 221 -36
Other Services 63,469 63,134 -336
Retail Trade 101,781 101,133 -648
Leisure and Hospitality 148,278 147,057 -1,221

Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security