Joliet Jobs

  • CDL Grad/Student Drivers: Earn up to $900+ Weekly on Dedicated!

    US Xpress - Joliet, IL

    Do you want to drive a dedicated route with great home time and pay? You’ll be excited to learn that US Xpress offers Experienced Drivers & Students/CDL Grads dedicated positions...

    from US Xpress - 1 day ago
  • Team Truck Drivers - Dedicated Runs

    Barr-nunn - Joliet, IL

    At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. We’ve earned a solid reputation over the years for being responsive to the needs of our people and leading the way to success. We...

    from Barr-Nunn - 5 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Owner-Operator Tanker Truck Driver - Solo Over the Road

    Schneider - Joliet, IL

    Owner-Operator Tanker Truck Driver - Lease Purchase Available - Edwardsville, IL, Joliet, IL or Channahon, IL-10000000R2 This Owner-Operator Tanker truck driver position features...

    from Schneider - 2 days ago
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Joliet, Illinois

The city of Joliet is located 40 miles southwest of Chicago. It holds the county seat of Will County and is also incorporated in Kendall County. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 106,221. A special census conducted in 2006 that was released on June 28, 2007 pegged the city's population at a certified 142,702. Joliet is currently the fastest-growing city in the Midwest and the 12th-fastest-growing city in the United States among cities larger than 100,000 people PDF Format.

Joliet Careers

Among the most common occupations in Joliet are Sales and office occupations, 24%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 22%. Approximately 79 percent of workers in Joliet, Illinois work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Joliet Industries

The leading industries in Joliet, Illinois are Manufacturing, 18%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 17%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Joliet job listings indicate that the following industries in Joliet are hiring the most workers:

Joliet Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Joliet, Illinois is $40,749, and the median income of households in Joliet was $56,175.

Average Salaries in Joliet, IL

Joliet, IL


According to our Joliet Trends data, the number of Joliet, Illinois jobs has increased by 12% since October 2013.
Joliet job trends

Joliet Employment Statistics

Population of Joliet
Total population 128,090
Male 49.37%
Female 50.63%
Median age 29.3
Joliet Housing
Owner-occupied homes 74.2%
Median cost of a home $173,400
Median mortgage payment $956
Renter-occupied homes 25.8%
Vacant housing 9.7%
Median monthly rent $699
Average Income
Median for all workers $28,045
Median for all male full-time $47,781
Median for all female full-time $33,717
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7%
$25,000 to $34,999 9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 15%
$100,000 to $149,999 14%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 33%
Currently married 53%
Separated 2%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 7%
White 67%
Black or African American 14%
Asian 2%
Other 17%
Joliet Commute
Carpool 15.2%
Public transportation 2.1%
Average travel time 32 minutes