Lake Forest Jobs

  • Local Truck Drivers - Chicago - $2500 Sign on Bonus

    C.R. England - Lake Forest, IL

    C.R. England is looking for experienced CDL A holding truck drivers for our IntermodalLocal lanes. Intermodal Truck Drivers get daily home time, travel inside a 200 mi radius,...

    from C.R. England - 14 hours ago
  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Hub Group Trucking - Lake Forest, IL

    Chicago Area Company Truck Drivers Hub Group drivers receive the best total truck driver opportunity in the transporation industry. We offer more than jobs ... We focus on working...

    from Hub Group Trucking - 9 days ago
  • L&D Registered Nurse

    Medstaff Healthcare Solutions - Lake Forest, IL

    MedStaff has an opportunity in Chicago, IL for a L&D Travel Nurse. For over 21 years, MedStaff has been placing travel nurses and healthcare professionals across the USA, offering...

    from MedStaff Healthcare Solutions - 4 days ago
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Lake Forest, Illinois

Lake Forest is an affluent city in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 20,059 at the 2000 census. The city is south of Waukegan, Illinois, on the shore of Lake Michigan, and is a part of the Chicago metropolitan area and the North Shore. Lake Forest was founded around its college and laid out as a town in 1857 as a stop for travelers making their way south to Chicago. The headquarters of Tenneco, Brunswick , and BFG Technologies are located in unincorporated Lake Forest. The Chicago Bears training facility opened in 1997 in west Lake Forest, and the Chicago Fire now train at the Bears' previous facility located on the campus of Lake Forest College. Robert Redford filmed Ordinary People, the story of a Lake Forest family, on location in 1980, and the movie went on to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Actor Vince Vaughn graduated from Lake Forest High School, as did author Dave Eggers and musician Andrew Bird.

Lake Forest Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lake Forest are Management, professional, and related occupations, 57%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 6%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Lake Forest, Illinois work for companies, 6 percent work for the government and 9 percent are self-employed.

Lake Forest Industries

The leading industries in Lake Forest, Illinois are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 17%; and Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing, 17%. Simply Hired's Lake Forest job listings indicate that the following industries in Lake Forest are hiring the most workers:

Lake Forest Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lake Forest, Illinois is $72,042, and the median income of households in Lake Forest was $136,462.

Average Salaries in Lake Forest, IL

Lake Forest, IL


According to our Lake Forest Trends data, the number of Lake Forest, Illinois jobs has decreased by 63% since October 2013.
Lake Forest job trends

Lake Forest Employment Statistics

Population of Lake Forest
Total population 20,059
Male 47.58%
Female 52.42%
Median age 41.0
Lake Forest Housing
Owner-occupied homes 87.3%
Median cost of a home $662,400
Median mortgage payment $2,624
Renter-occupied homes 12.7%
Vacant housing 4.5%
Median monthly rent $1,005
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $100,000
Median for all female full-time $44,083
Household Income
Less than $10,000 2%
$10,000 to $14,999 2%
$15,000 to $24,999 5%
$25,000 to $34,999 5%
$35,000 to $49,999 6%
$50,000 to $74,999 11%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16%
$150,000 to $199,999 11%
$200,000 or more 35%
Less than 9th grade 1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 1%
High school graduate 7%
Some college, no degree 13%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 40%
Graduate degree 34%
Marital Status
Never married 21%
Currently married 69%
Separated 0%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 5%
White 95%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 3%
Other 1%
Lake Forest Commute
Carpool 3.1%
Public transportation 12.0%
Average travel time 32 minutes