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Fast Facts for Welders in Illinois

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

Salaries for Welders in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Springfield, Decatur and Rockford

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Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

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

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Decatur250 $44,090
Springfield110 $35,400
Bloomington140 $42,300
Carbondale-Marion70 $43,290
Champaign-Urbana230 $38,220
Peoria1020 $46,390
Danville50 $37,270
Kankakee200 $43,640
Rockford680 $41,160

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