Elgin Jobs

  • Managers

    Pizza Hut - Elgin, IL

    Job Fair at Pizza Hut!! Monday, August 18 from 2pm to 6pm. Held at the Pizza Hut on 816 East Chicago, Elgin. We need skilled Managers and Drivers for the area and would be pleased...

    from Pizza Hut - 13 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Elgin, IL

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Truck Driver-CDL

    Nussbaum - Elgin, 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 - 1 day 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 September 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