Blue Island Jobs

  • Clinical Research Coordinator

    Healthcare Research Network - Blue Island, IL

    Clinical Research Coordinator - Blue Island Compensation: Commensurate with Experience SUMMARY: The Clinical Research Coordinator, under the guidance of the Study Conduct Manager,...

    from Healthcare Research Network - 11 days ago
  • Dedicated Truck Driver CDL

    Nussbaum - Blue Island, IL

    What kind of trucking job does Nussbaum offer? Dedicated Truck Driver Position. Excellent home time. Strong Pay! Consistent, predictable freight. We require 1 year of driving...

    from Nussbaum - 5 days ago
  • CDL-A Truck Driver - Dedicated Runs

    Marten Transport - Blue Island, IL

    NOW OFFERING DRY VAN RUNS!Marten Transport is hiring qualified drivers for dedicated driving opportunities pulling Refrigerated & Dry Van trailers.In addition to offering...

    from Marten Transport - 21 days ago
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Blue Island, Illinois

Blue Island is a city in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 23,463 at the 2000 census. Blue Island is so named because it is situated south of a ridge of land that was once an island when the glacial Lake Chicago covered the area thousands of years ago. Early pioneers gave the ridge, located in the present day neighborhood of Beverly at , the name because at a distance it looked like an island in set a tractless prairie sea. The blue color has attributed to atmospheric scattering or to blue flowers growing on the ridge. The city is a hub for Metra trains.

Blue Island Careers

Among the most common occupations in Blue Island are Sales and office occupations, 25%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 21%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 18%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Blue Island, Illinois work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Blue Island Industries

The leading industries in Blue Island, Illinois are Manufacturing, 16%; Educational, health and social services, 16%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Blue Island job listings indicate that the following industries in Blue Island are hiring the most workers:

Blue Island Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Blue Island, Illinois is $29,012, and the median income of households in Blue Island was $36,520.

Average Salaries in Blue Island, IL

Blue Island, IL


According to our Blue Island Trends data, the number of Blue Island, Illinois jobs has decreased by 8% since September 2013.
Blue Island job trends

Blue Island Employment Statistics

Population of Blue Island
Total population 23,463
Male 48.95%
Female 51.05%
Median age 30.4
Blue Island Housing
Owner-occupied homes 54.3%
Median cost of a home $99,400
Median mortgage payment $748
Renter-occupied homes 45.7%
Vacant housing 5.7%
Median monthly rent $578
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,599
Median for all female full-time $26,425
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 18%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 46%
Separated 3%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 10%
White 56%
Black or African American 25%
Asian 0%
Other 19%
Blue Island Commute
Carpool 17.3%
Public transportation 12.6%
Average travel time 32 minutes

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