Illinois Nonfarm Animal Caretakers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers in Illinois

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Fast Facts for Animal Caretakers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Decatur, Bloomington and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Peoria, Chicago and Rockford
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Rockford and Springfield

Salaries for Animal Caretakers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Champaign, Chicago and Bloomington

Schools for Animal Caretakers in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Animal Caretakers Schools in Illinois

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School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Lake Land College Mattoon Associate 7,177

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Animal Caretakers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Animal Caretakers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Animal Caretakers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 150 $22880 1.2
Carbondale 70 $19830 1.08
Marion 70 $19830 1.08
Champaign 80 $22140 0.69
Urbana 80 $22140 0.69
Peoria 130 $22570 0.57
Rockford 280 $22040 1.49
Springfield 150 $19420 1.08
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