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Fast Facts for Construction Equipment Operators in Illinois

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

Salaries for Construction Equipment Operators in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Kankakee, Decatur and Chicago

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More Illinois Construction Equipment Operator Training Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Construction Equipment Operators

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:
Construction Equipment Operators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Construction Equipment Operators 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
Champaign-Urbana150 $77,690
DecaturN/A $78,860
Bloomington250 $75,430
Kankakee40 $61,510
Peoria350 $62,330
RockfordN/A $57,130
Springfield410 $76,830

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