Waukegan Jobs

  • Owner Operator Truck Drivers - 866-381-6278

    Swift Transportation Co - Waukegan, IL

    We love small businesses. Swift started out as a small company that quickly grew to a fleet of 4,200 owner operators. Our progress and experience over the years has clued us in...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 20 hours ago
  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Waukegan, IL

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Truck Driver - Class A CDL Driver 1-855-876-6080 (WAUKEGAN)

    Knight Refrigerated - Waukegan, IL

    Talk with a recruiter now855-876-6080Class A CDL Company Truck Driver JobsBattling to the death for ModernEquipment is not required hereAt Knight Refrigerated, our Class A CDL...

    from Knight Refrigerated - 2 days ago
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Waukegan, Illinois

Waukegan is a city in Lake County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 87,901. A 2002 census estimated the city population to be 91,323. It is the ninth-largest city in Illinois by population.

Waukegan Careers

Among the most common occupations in Waukegan are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 22%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 76 percent of workers in Waukegan, Illinois work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Waukegan Industries

The leading industries in Waukegan, Illinois are Manufacturing, 24%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 14%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Waukegan job listings indicate that the following industries in Waukegan are hiring the most workers:

Waukegan Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Waukegan, Illinois is $29,652, and the median income of households in Waukegan was $42,249.

Average Salaries in Waukegan, IL

Waukegan, IL


According to our Waukegan Trends data, the number of Waukegan, Illinois jobs has decreased by 17% since April 2013.
Waukegan job trends

Waukegan Employment Statistics

Population of Waukegan
Total population 82,355
Male 51.20%
Female 48.80%
Median age 30.7
Waukegan Housing
Owner-occupied homes 51.7%
Median cost of a home $159,400
Median mortgage payment $1,084
Renter-occupied homes 48.3%
Vacant housing 8.6%
Median monthly rent $737
Average Income
Median for all workers $24,340
Median for all male full-time $32,208
Median for all female full-time $27,096
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 20%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 24%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 48%
Separated 3%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 9%
White 68%
Black or African American 17%
Asian 4%
Other 11%
Waukegan Commute
Carpool 20.2%
Public transportation 3.3%
Average travel time 27 minutes