Our people are the Advantage.
Highly educated and skilled across industries, the workforce of DuPage is primed for your business.
Our workforce has the deepest education in Illinois, and major employers are taking notice. Fortune 500 companies—including Navistar and Dover Corporation, among others—are fueled by the talents and competitive spirit of our people, with more companies choosing DuPage every day.
Driven by a collective will to push the boundaries, powered by a higher standard of education, fostered in a community built to prosper: our people are different on purpose.
POPULATION 25 YEARS +
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE||19%|
|SOME COLLEGE, NO DEGREE||20%|
|GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL DEGREE||18%|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE OR HIGHER||92%|
|BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR HIGHER||46%|
Source: EMSI, March 2016
|NUMBER OF JOBS||741,609|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$79,016|
|NUMBER OF BUSINESSES||39,502|
Source: EMSI, March 2016 & IDES February 2016
DUPAGE’S MOST-IN-DEMAND JOBS
- Computer & Mathematical
- Office & Administrative Support
- Business & Financial Operations
- Healthcare Practitioners
- Education, Training, Library
- Food Preparation & Serving
- Art, Design, Entertainment, Sports, Media
Source: IDES, Region 4, Help Wanted Online Monthly Snapshot, January 2016