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
|THE COPLEY PRESS INC.||AURORA||3,424|
|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 $88,121 and a Location Quotient of 1.46, DuPage has 46% higher concentration of employment in this industry compared to the nation.
WE'RE GROWING BY THE DECADE.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services accounts for more than 63,000 positions —that's nearly 10% of all jobs in DuPage. And, the industry is expected to add over 650 new jobs within the next year.
In the next 10 years, it is expected to grow by 6.79%. 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 1.6% annual growth, while Architectural, Engineering, Accounting and Scientific Research and Development industries are expected to continue their upward momentum.