Des Plaines Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Des Plaines, IL

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Sales Representative - Insurance

    Platinum Supplemental Insurance - Des Plaines, IL

    For nearly 20 years, Platinum Supplemental Insurance has been one of the most innovative marketers of supplemental insurance products in the Midwest. Platinum has developed simple...

    from Platinum Supplemental Insurance - 3 hours ago
  • Customer Service-Benefits Advisor

    Aon - Des Plaines, IL

    Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human capital consulting and outsourcing solutions. The company partners with organizations to solve their most complex benefits, talent and...

    from Aon Corporation - 1 day ago
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Des Plaines, Illinois

Des Plaines is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. It has adopted the official nickname of "City of Destiny." As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 58,720. It is a suburb of Chicago, and is adjacent to O'Hare International Airport. The Des Plaines River runs through the city, just east of its downtown area. Des Plaines is a very economically diverse city, with home values ranging from $30,000 to more than $1,000,000 .

Des Plaines Careers

Among the most common occupations in Des Plaines are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 30%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 14%. Approximately 84 percent of workers in Des Plaines, Illinois work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Des Plaines Industries

The leading industries in Des Plaines, Illinois are Manufacturing, 17%; Educational, health and social services, 14%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Des Plaines job listings indicate that the following industries in Des Plaines are hiring the most workers:

Des Plaines Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Des Plaines, Illinois is $36,563, and the median income of households in Des Plaines was $53,638.

Average Salaries in Des Plaines, IL

Des Plaines, IL


According to our Des Plaines Trends data, the number of Des Plaines, Illinois jobs has increased by 15% since April 2013.
Des Plaines job trends

Des Plaines Employment Statistics

Population of Des Plaines
Total population 58,720
Male 48.35%
Female 51.65%
Median age 39.7
Des Plaines Housing
Owner-occupied homes 79.3%
Median cost of a home $184,600
Median mortgage payment $958
Renter-occupied homes 20.7%
Vacant housing 2.1%
Median monthly rent $764
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $42,241
Median for all female full-time $30,885
Household Income
Less than $10,000 4%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 10%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 25%
$75,000 to $99,999 16%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 57%
Separated 1%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 8%
White 86%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 8%
Other 5%
Des Plaines Commute
Carpool 9.0%
Public transportation 6.7%
Average travel time 27 minutes