Rockford Jobs

  • Part Time - Field Title Abstractor

    Redvision Systems - Rockford, IL

    RedVision Systems, Inc. We are currently hiring for: Part Time - Field Title Abstractor - Rockford, IL Are you a capable, motivated individual with the desire to be recognized and...

    from RedVision Systems, Inc. - 11 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Rockford, 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 - 8 hours ago
  • Experienced CDL A Truck Drivers-Guaranteed Pay

    Dart Co - Rockford, IL

    Great new opportunity for CDL A truck drivers with 1 year or more experience. Dartco will guarantee you earn $12,000 or more in just 90 days driving our Midwest Regional Routes...

    from Dart Co - 1 day ago
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Rockford, Illinois

Rockford is a mid-sized city located on both banks of the Rock River in the far north of Illinois, and is often referred to as "The Forest City". Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, USA; the city has 150,115 residents, while the metro area has 339,178 residents as of the 2000 census and is the third largest city in Illinois, though it was the second largest city during the latter part of the 20th century. The current mayor is Lawrence J. Morrissey, an independent elected to a four year term in April 2005.

Rockford Careers

Among the most common occupations in Rockford are Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 21%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Rockford, Illinois work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Rockford Industries

The leading industries in Rockford, Illinois are Manufacturing, 20%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 19%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Rockford job listings indicate that the following industries in Rockford are hiring the most workers:

Rockford Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Rockford, Illinois is $32,360, and the median income of households in Rockford was $35,356.

Average Salaries in Rockford, IL

Rockford, IL


According to our Rockford Trends data, the number of Rockford, Illinois jobs has increased by 7% since September 2013.
Rockford job trends

Rockford Employment Statistics

Population of Rockford
Total population 139,173
Male 47.83%
Female 52.17%
Median age 34.2
Rockford Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.2%
Median cost of a home $93,600
Median mortgage payment $639
Renter-occupied homes 37.8%
Vacant housing 12.6%
Median monthly rent $572
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,681
Median for all male full-time $37,272
Median for all female full-time $27,447
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 48%
Separated 3%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 11%
White 69%
Black or African American 20%
Asian 2%
Other 10%
Rockford Commute
Carpool 11.6%
Public transportation 1.5%
Average travel time 21 minutes