Des Plaines Jobs

  • CDL 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
  • Truck Driver

    Nussbaum - Des Plaines, IL

    OTR Truck Driver " $1,000 Weekly Minimum Guarantee! Earn $0.45+/mile, $56,000+/year (OTR, Home Weekly) " 1 yr exp reqd What kind of trucking job does Nussbaum...

    from Nussbaum - 4 days ago
  • Class A CDL Company Truck Driver (Solo)

    Super Service - Des Plaines, IL

    Company Driver - OTR Truck Driving Jobs Available Opportunities now open for professional, experienced solo truck drivers Super Service has CDL Class A truck driving jobs...

    from Super Service - 4 days 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 decreased by 6% since August 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