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Danville Employment

Employment and Industries in the Danville, Illinois Area

The major employment sectors in Danville are education, healthcare, accommodation, manufacturing, food services and construction. About 25% of the jobs are in management, professional and related occupations. Danville also includes employment for metal and plastic workers and other production workers.

The Danville regional economy includes services, national and international manufactures, transportation and distribution companies and back office data centers. The region manufactures a variety of items including plastic components, automotive components, bio fuels, food, fabricated structural products/equipment and electronics.

Some of the most popular jobs in Danville where the majority of the workers are college graduates are school teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, education, training and library workers; accountants and auditors, human resources, training and labor relations specialists; and lawyers.

Shown below is a list of the major employers in Danville:

  • Mclane/Midwest Inc
  • Cannon Cochran Management Services Inc
  • County of Vermilion
  • Freight Car Services Inc
  • Thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Company LLC
  • Danville Metal Stamping Co, Inc
  • Danville Community Consolidated Schools Inc
  • Danville Area Community College
  • Mervis Industries Inc
  • City of Danville
  • Don Witzel Enterprises Inc
  • Palmer-American National Bank
  • Karen Fullerlove
  • Vermilion County Metropolitan Exposition Auditorium & Office Building Authority
  • Danville Care Center Ltd
  • Danville Polyclinic Ltd
  • Chem-Cast Ltd
  • Double S Liquid Feed Services
  • Schomburg & Schomburg Construction Inc

Notable information about Danville: In 2009 the average salary in Danville was $27,000. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 74.1 which is low when compared to the country's average of 100. Regarding the adult population, about 16% hold a bachelor's degree or better.

Danville companies are provided assistance by business organizations such as:

The Commercial-News offers up-to-date information regarding the business activities in Danville.

Jobs in Danville

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations26120$43,140$20.74100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations4600$34,640$16.6514.35
3Production Occupations2890$37,480$18.025.7
4Transportation and Material Moving Occupations2830$37,000$17.796.55
5Sales and Related Occupations2320$31,790$15.289.9
6Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations2300$22,440$10.798.55
7Education, Training, and Library Occupations1820$44,990$21.636.05
8Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations1690$74,770$35.955.8
9Management Occupations1500$85,030$40.886.15
10Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations1160$41,780$20.093.8
11Cashiers860$20,270$9.752.2
12Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food790$21,240$10.212.3
13Office Clerks, General770$30,330$14.581.9
14Protective Service Occupations760$55,820$26.842.2
15Business and Financial Operations Occupations750$58,860$28.35.25
16Stock Clerks and Order Fillers750$32,350$15.551.3
17Retail Salespersons730$28,250$13.582.85
18Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations650$29,450$14.163.65
19Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers600$55,130$26.51.2
20Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand600$31,830$15.31.7
21Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators570$33,450$16.080.35
22Construction and Extraction Occupations510$53,120$25.544.45
23Healthcare Support Occupations510$32,980$15.863
24Customer Service Representatives500$37,580$18.071.75
25Architecture and Engineering Occupations410$65,230$31.361.7
26Maintenance and Repair Workers, General410$39,090$18.790.9
27General and Operations Managers400$74,840$35.981.5
28Personal Care and Service Occupations400$28,210$13.564.3
29Nursing Assistants390$31,190$14.991
30Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive350$32,980$15.851.5
31Waiters and Waitresses340$23,200$11.161.7
32Community and Social Service Occupations320$48,950$23.531.65
33Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners320$27,600$13.271.55
34Computer and Mathematical Occupations260$66,620$32.032.9
35First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers260$49,530$23.811
36Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers260$50,490$24.280.4
37Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks220$33,450$16.081.05
38First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers210$50,750$24.40.95
39Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products210$50,390$24.230.9
40First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers200$59,800$28.750.4
41Managers, All Other200$68,010$32.70.6
42Business Operations Specialists, All Other180$70,800$34.040.7
43Cooks, Restaurant170$24,600$11.830.8
44First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers170$27,370$13.160.6
45Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers170$33,260$15.990.6
46Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria160$26,860$12.910.3
47Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers160$34,990$16.820.8
48Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks160$35,620$17.130.4
49Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations150$39,470$18.981.8
50Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers150$43,150$20.740.3
51Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations150$54,310$26.110.8
52Food Preparation Workers140$21,400$10.290.6
53Legal Occupations140$79,300$38.120.8
54Substitute Teachers140$44,940$21.610
55Bartenders130$19,970$9.60.4
56Electricians130$59,400$28.560.4
57Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics120$33,600$16.150.5
58Receptionists and Information Clerks120$24,170$11.620.7
59Accountants and Auditors110$63,810$30.680.9
60Pharmacy Technicians110$29,890$14.370.3
61Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks110$41,430$19.920.2
62Pharmacists100$116,760$56.130.2
63Postal Service Mail Carriers100$49,080$23.60.2
64Tellers100$25,950$12.480.3
65Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists90$43,410$20.870.2
66Computer User Support Specialists90$46,090$22.160.4
67First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers90$61,880$29.750.3
68Human Resources Specialists90$55,390$26.630.35
69Industrial Machinery Mechanics90$45,770$220.2
70Lawyers90$96,440$46.370.5
71Medical and Health Services Managers90$118,400$56.920.25
72Recreation Workers90$25,560$12.290.25
73Childcare Workers80$25,820$12.410.8
74Counter and Rental Clerks80$22,500$10.820.3
75Machinists80$45,870$22.050.25
76Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners80$20,870$10.030.9
77Packers and Packagers, Hand80$27,930$13.430.45
78Radiologic Technologists80$59,750$28.730.1
79Court, Municipal, and License Clerks70$31,150$14.980.1
80Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants70$50,230$24.150.35
81Financial Managers70$94,210$45.290.4
82First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors70$53,300$25.620
83Highway Maintenance Workers70$51,390$24.710.1
84Industrial Engineers70$77,550$37.280.2
85Industrial Production Managers70$96,500$46.390.1
86Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other70$46,240$22.230.1
87Medical Secretaries70$33,120$15.920.4
88Physicians and Surgeons, All Other70>$208,000>$100.000.25
89Production Workers, All Other70$37,010$17.790.2
90Automotive Body and Related Repairers60$33,430$16.070.1
91Chief Executives60$171,720$82.560.2
92Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment60$24,130$11.60.2
93Construction Laborers60$36,900$17.740.8
94Dishwashers60$19,890$9.560.3
95Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks60$20,990$10.090.2
96Sales Managers60$107,740$51.80.2
97Carpenters50$50,520$24.290.7
98Computer Occupations, All Other50$73,110$35.150.2
99First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers50$86,680$41.680
100Food Service Managers50$37,850$18.20.2
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Jobs More Common Near Danville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$43,14026,120
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,6404,600
Production Occupations$37,4802,890
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$37,0002,830
Sales and Related Occupations$31,7902,320
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$22,4402,300
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$44,9901,820
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$74,7701,690
Management Occupations$85,0301,500
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,7801,160
Cashiers$20,270860
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$21,240790
Office Clerks, General$30,330770
Protective Service Occupations$55,820760
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$58,860750
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$32,350750
Retail Salespersons$28,250730
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$29,450650
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$55,130600
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$31,830600
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$33,450570
Construction and Extraction Occupations$53,120510
Healthcare Support Occupations$32,980510
Customer Service Representatives$37,580500
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$65,230410
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$39,090410
General and Operations Managers$74,840400
Personal Care and Service Occupations$28,210400
Nursing Assistants$31,190390
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,980350
Waiters and Waitresses$23,200340
Community and Social Service Occupations$48,950320
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,600320
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$66,620260
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$49,530260
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$50,490260
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$33,450220
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$50,750210
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$50,390210
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$59,800200
Managers, All Other$68,010200
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$70,800180
Cooks, Restaurant$24,600170
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$27,370170
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$33,260170
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria$26,860160
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$34,990160
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$35,620160
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$39,470150
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$43,150150

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Danville, Illinois Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$43,14026,120
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,6404,600
Production Occupations$37,4802,890
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$37,0002,830
Sales and Related Occupations$31,7902,320
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$44,9901,820
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$74,7701,690
Management Occupations$85,0301,500
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,7801,160
Office Clerks, General$30,330770
Protective Service Occupations$55,820760
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$58,860750
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$32,350750
Retail Salespersons$28,250730
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$29,450650
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$55,130600
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$31,830600
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$33,450570
Construction and Extraction Occupations$53,120510
Healthcare Support Occupations$32,980510
Customer Service Representatives$37,580500
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$65,230410
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$39,090410
General and Operations Managers$74,840400
Personal Care and Service Occupations$28,210400
Nursing Assistants$31,190390
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,980350
Community and Social Service Occupations$48,950320
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,600320
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$66,620260
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$49,530260
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$50,490260
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$33,450220
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$50,750210
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$50,390210
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$59,800200
Managers, All Other$68,010200
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$70,800180
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$27,370170
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$33,260170
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria$26,860160
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$34,990160
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$35,620160
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$39,470150
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$43,150150
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$54,310150
Legal Occupations$79,300140
Substitute Teachers$44,940140
Electricians$59,400130
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$33,600120

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