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Job Training for Illinois

Illinois Job Training

“Land of Lincoln”

Illinois presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Illinois Economic Overview

In 2016, Illinois Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 5th with over $791 billion and ranked 12th with a per capita GDP of over $54,000. For June 2017, Illinois had an employed workforce of over 6.4 million and an unemployment rate of 4.7%. For 2016, Illinois ranked 35th on the cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Illinois’s rank on this measure has fallen from 10th to 14th.

Illinois Income Per PersonIllinois Locations for Job Training

Here at, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Illinois, including the following major cities:

  • Illinois Locations for Job TrainingBloomington
  • Cape Girardeau
  • Carbondale-Marion
  • Champaign
  • Chicago
  • Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL
  • Elgin, IL
  • Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI
  • Davenport
  • Decatur
  • Kankakee
  • Peoria
  • Rockford
  • Springfield
  • Louis

Illinois Industries for Job Training connects you with training providers that support all the major Illinois industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Illinois economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

Illinois Sector SizesThere are no Illinois OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large.

Illinois Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

Illinois Sector Growth

The Illinois OJT industry that grew its workforce 2% or more than the country at large is the Information supersector.

Information. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Information is the top growth industry in Illinois, relative to the rest of America, with over 101,000 employed (1.7% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Information employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 2.4% while the national average contracted -0.9%. Companies reporting the most employment growth in this supersector are:

  • CDK Global, Inc.
  • Tribune Media Company
  • Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
  • Paylocity Holding Corporation
  • Track Group, Inc.

Illinois Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Illinois occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Illinois Job Opportunities

Illinois Job Training Providers

Illinois has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Illinois Training. See OJT trainers in Illinois for additional training providers.

At, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Illinois. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Illinois, can help you.

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