Elgin Jobs

  • Service Tech

    Climate Control Services - Elgin, IL

    Service Technician/Installer Full or Part Time Salary based on experience Universal Card and HVAC Certificate Clean Driving Record Drug Free 2 Yrs Plus Experience preferred Live...

    from Climate Control Services, LLC - 6 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Elgin, IL

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 21 days ago
  • Diesel Technician

    Nussbaum - Elgin, IL

    Diesel Technician We are in need of Diesel Technicians in our brand new facility in the Bloomington, IL area. Benefits Include: * Shift Differentials o $3 to $4/hour extra...

    from Nussbaum - 23 hours ago
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Elgin, Illinois

:For other uses, see Elgin . Elgin ) is a city 40 mi. northwest of Chicago on the Fox River. Most of Elgin lies within Kane County, Illinois, with a portion in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 94,487, making it the eighth-largest city in Illinois. Elgin was profiled in a 1997 issue of Money Magazine as a microcosm of the United States. Elgin's population surpassed 100,000 by 2005, and the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission forecasts Elgin will have a population of 167,375 in 2030.

Elgin Careers

Among the most common occupations in Elgin are Management, professional, and related occupations, 26%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 21%. Approximately 82 percent of workers in Elgin, Illinois work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Elgin Industries

The leading industries in Elgin, Illinois are Manufacturing, 21%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 19%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Elgin job listings indicate that the following industries in Elgin are hiring the most workers:

Elgin Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Elgin, Illinois is $35,618, and the median income of households in Elgin was $51,232.

Average Salaries in Elgin, IL

Elgin, IL


According to our Elgin Trends data, the number of Elgin, Illinois jobs has increased by 4% since October 2013.
Elgin job trends

Elgin Employment Statistics

Population of Elgin
Total population 93,412
Male 48.95%
Female 51.05%
Median age 32.0
Elgin Housing
Owner-occupied homes 68.9%
Median cost of a home $191,700
Median mortgage payment $1,003
Renter-occupied homes 31.1%
Vacant housing 8.6%
Median monthly rent $811
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,643
Median for all male full-time $37,824
Median for all female full-time $33,412
Household Income
Less than $10,000 4%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 25%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 12%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 33%
Currently married 51%
Separated 3%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 9%
White 81%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 3%
Other 8%
Elgin Commute
Carpool 12.0%
Public transportation 1.9%
Average travel time 26 minutes