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Employment by job in Illinois

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Employment by job type (excluding farm jobs) in Illinois. Data is for December 2012, the most recent month available, and shows the change from December 2011:

Total nonfarm jobs:

—5,717,900 in December 2012

—5,676,000 in December 2011

—Change: +41,900

Mining:

—9,700 in December 2012

—9,700 in December 2011

—Change: 0

Construction:

—182,700 in December 2012

—191,300 in December 2011

—Change: -8,600

Manufacturing:

—593,400 in December 2012

—576,900 in December 2011

—Change: +16,500

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities:

—1,145,900 in December 2012

—1,142,200 in December 2011

—Change: +3,700

Information:

—97,900 in December 2012

—99,800 in December 2011

—Change: -1,900

Financial Activities:

—366,200 in December 2012

—360,500 in December 2011

—Change +5,700

Professional and Business Services:

—859,300 in December 2012

—838,500 in December 2011

—Change: +20,800

Educational and Health Services:

—865,200 in December 2012

—857,100 in December 2011

—Change: +8,100

Leisure and Hospitality:

—534,800 in December 2012

—519,800 in December 2011

—Change: +15,000

Other Services:

—238,000 in December 2012

—247,500 in December 2011

—Change: -9,500

Government:

—824,800 in December 2012

—832,700 in December 2011

—Change: -7,900

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Source: Illinois Department of Employment Security

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