Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

Welcome to world-class

DuPage County is home to some of the Midwest's top public relations, marketing, computer systems design, engineering and mangement consulting services companies. That's because our workforce is highly educated, our leaders are collaborative and our education and scientific communities are ready to partner with local businesses. 

  

WE ARE WORLD-CHANGERS.

DuPage hosts two of the top international research labs in the world —Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory. Backed by the strength of our workforce, these industry-leaders are addressing global challenges right here in DuPage. 

 

THE LEADERS LIVE HERE.

 

LARGEST EMPLOYERS IN PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL SERVICES

COMPANY CITY LOCAL EMPLOYEES
THE COPLEY PRESS INC.  AURORA 3,424
KANTAR OPERATIONS  LISLE 1,000 
N A SGS INC.  LOMBARD 650
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION  OAKBROOK TERRACE 600 
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC  OAK BROOK 500 
ORACLE AMERICA, INC.  ITASCA 500 
HALL-KIMBRELL ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, INC.  OAKBROOK TERRACE 500 
FIRST HEALTH GROUP CORP.  DOWNERS GROVE 500 
 COSAWEB TECHNOLOGIES INC.  OAKBROOK TERRACE 437 
 MCAFEE, INC.  OAKBROOK TERRACE 417 
 FLEXERA SOFTWARE LLC  ITASCA 403 
 PROFICIENT BUSINESS SYSTEMS, INC.  ITASCA 400 
 CROSSMARK CONSUMER ENGAGEMENTS, LLC  ITASCA 371 
 INTERACTIVE BUSINESS SYSTEMS, INC.  OAK BROOK  350 
 I T C W INC.  NAPERVILLE 330 

 

 

WE HAVE STRENGTH IN NUMBERS.

WIth an average annual wage of $83,446 and a Location Quotient of 1.51, DuPage has a 50% higher concentration of employment in this industry compared to the nation. 

 

WE'RE GROWING BY THE DECADE.

Accounting for more than 62,000 positions —that's nearly 10% of all jobs in DuPage—the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry is expected to grow by 6.79% over the next 10 years. 

 

During that period of change, total replacement demand is anticipated at 13,530 and total growth demand is 6,791. Meanwhile, the Management, Scientific and Technical Consulting Services industry is projected to experience 2% annual growth, while Architectural, Engineering, Accounting and Scientific Research and Development industries are expected to continue their upward momentum.