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 375,656 individuals employed in the Manufacturing sector representing 8.5% of the total employment in the 10-county region earning an average wage of $77,084 per year.
JobsEQ Report – Q2 2020
  • There are 580,101 individuals employed in Healthcare and Social Assistance sector representing 13.1% of the total employment in the 10-county region earning an average wage of $54,555 per year.
JobsEQ Report – Q2 2020
  • There are 288,012 individuals employed in the Transportation and Warehousing sector representing 6.5% of the total employment in the 10-county region earning an average wage of $55,597 per year.
JobsEQ Report – Q2 2020
  • The 10-county region has a population of nearly 9 million people or 69% of the State of Illinois’ population and an employment base of over 4.4 million people or 71% of the employment in the State.
JobsEQ Report – Q2 2020


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