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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

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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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Peoria150 $23,870
Rockford180 $22,230
Springfield110 $22,080
Carbondale-Marion50 $22,290
Champaign-Urbana90 $25,580
Bloomington90 $22,210

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