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Illinois' Top Employers

Below are a list of the top employers in the following Illinois cities:

Aurora
Bloomington
Champaign
Chicago
Elgin
Naperville
Rockford
Springfield

As an Illinois business program graduate, these companies and public organization are highly qualified candidates to offer you employment. These are all well-respected and time-honored businesses capable of offering stable employment with large salaries and great benefits for those with the capabilities to efficiently and effectively manage their organizations.

Aurora Top Employers

Aurora Organizations # of Employees
Caterpillar Inc.  3,000
Farmers Insurance Group 1,700
Waubonsee Community College 1,571
Aurora School District #129 1,500
Aurora School District #131 1,320
Rush-Copley Medical Center 1,300
City of Aurora 1,280
LTD Commodities 1,200
Provena Medical Center 1,200
Dreyer Medical Clinic 1,145
Fox Valley Park District 1,072
Hollywood Casino - Aurora 1,009
Metlife 760
Aurora Air Traffic Control Center 750
Hartford Financial Services 650
Westell 580
Hallmark Services 516
Meijer, Inc. 450
AAA Chicago Motor Club 450
Cabot Microelectronics 400
Assn. For Individual Development 380
Henry Pratt Company 370
Cinram-formerly Warner/Elektra/Atlantic (WEA) 320
Cardinal Health 315
Freedom Imaging 300
Kraft Foods 300
Old Second National Bank 300
Richards Wilcox 300
J.C. Penny 270
3M Corporation 250
CheckFree Corporation 250

*Source: City of Aurora Statistics

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Bloomington Top Employers

Bloomington Organizations # of Employees
State Farm Insurance Companies 14,315
Illinois State University 3,267
COUNTRY Insurance & Financial Services 2,200
BroMenn Healthcare 2,142
Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing 1,898
Unit 5 Schools 1,666
Afni 1,217
OSF St. Joseph Medical Center 951
County of McLean 859
City of Bloomington 830
Walmart, Inc. 780
District 87 Schools 750
Town of Normal 708
Verizon Communications 700
Illinois Wesleyan University 578
Heritage Enterprises 550
McDonald's Restaurants 544
Nestle USA 500
Meijer 450
Heartland Community College 420
GROWMARK, Inc. 405
Wildwood Industries/Studley Products, Inc. 401
Stark Excavating & Materials 380
Bridgestone/Firestone Off-Road Tire Co. 350
Chestnut Health Systems 335

*Source: The Economic Developent Council of Bloomington-Normal Area

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Champaign's Top Employers

Champaign Organizations # of Employees
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 13,971
Carle Clinic Association 2,919
Carle Foundation Hospital 2,750
Champaign Unit #4 School  District 1,305
Kraft Foods, Inc. 1,300
Parkland College 1,200
Provena Covenant Medical Center 1,200
Kirby Foods, Inc. 950
Christie Clinic, P.C. 800
Urbana School District #116 730
Jeld-Wen 675
Devonshire Group LLC 590
Amdocs 550
Bartlett Management Services, Inc. 500
City of Champaign 500
Tri Star Marketing 500
Health Alliance Medical Plans 480
Wal-Mart Super Center 450
Mahomet-Seymour Community School District #3 406
Horizon Hobby, Inc. 400
Wal-Mart Super Center 400
News-Gazette 360
Wal-Mart Super Center 350
Human Kinetics 300
Conair 300

*Source: Champaign Count Economic Development Corporation

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Chicago's Top Employers

Chicago Organizations # of Employees
The U.S. Government 51,700
Chicago Public Schools 43,783
City of Chicago 39,675
Jewel-Osco 34,037
Cook County 25,482
Advocate Health Care 25,279
UPS 19,000
State of Illinois 17,056
SBC Communications 16,500
Wal-Mart 16,350

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Elgin's Top Employers

Elgin Organizations # of Employees
Elgin School District U-46 4,820
Chase 2,500
Sherman Hospital 1700
Elgin Mental Health Center 1,300
Grand Victoria 1,200
Provena St. Joseph Hospital 950
Chicago Rawhide, Inc. 700
Elgin Community College 700
U.S. Can Company 550
Amtec Precision Products, Inc. 500
Panasonic 500
Qualex Inc. 450
Elgin Sweeper Company 370
American NTN Bearing Mfg. Corp. 365

*Source: Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce

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Naperville's Top Employers

Naperville Organizations # of Employees
Edward Hospital & Health Services  4,600
Nicor Gas 3,700
Indian Prairie School District #204 3,100
Naperville School District #203 2,425
Lucent Technologies 1,943
bp Amoco 1,800
OfficeMax 1,500
Tellabs 1,338
City of Naperville 1,043
ONDEO Nalco Company 1,000
Laidlaw 450
North Central College 450
ConAgra Foods 380
Calamos Investments 265
Phoenix Closures Inc. 230
Solar Communications 230
Trizetto Group 225
Kraft Foods 200

*Source: Naperville Development Partnership

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Rockford's Top Employers

Rockford Organizations # of Employees
ROCKFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT 205 4,135
ROCKFORD HEALTH SYSTEM 3,735
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORP. 2,300
SWEDISH AMERICAN HEALTH SYSTEM 2,625
ANDERSON PACKAGING 1,200
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 1,600
ST. ANTHONY'S MEDICAL CENTER                   2,094
COUNTY OF WINNEBAGO 1,600
WOODWARD GOVERNOR 1,071
NCO 900

*Source: Illinois Department of Commerce

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Springfield's Top Employers

Springfield Organizations # of Employees
State of Illinois   17,000
Memorial Health System  3,400
St. John's Hospital  2,839
Illinois National Guard  2,700
Springfield School District #186  2,019
City of Springfield  1,707
Horace Mann Insurance Company  1,280
SIU School of Medicine  1,200
Springfield Clinic, LLP 900
SBC 900
U.S.Postal Service 900

*Source: Office of Planning and Economic Development, City of Springfield, Il

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