As a consortium of workforce partners, the Workforce Partners of Metropolitan Chicago is a leader in driving workforce development and economic growth in the metropolitan Chicago region.

  • There are 386,880 individuals employed in Manufacturing representing 12.9% of the total employment in the 10-county region earning an average wage of $52,068.
  • There are 588,229 individuals employed in Healthcare and Social Assistance representing 12.9% of total employment in the 10-county region earning an average wage of $52,068.
  • There are 279,761 individuals employed in the Transportation and Warehousing sector representing 6.2% of the total employment in the 10-county region earning an average wage of $54,298.
  • The 10-county region has a population of over 6.6 million or 68% of the State of Illinois' population and an employment base of over 4.3 million or 72% of the employment in the State.


WPMC Member Organizations