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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 25950 $42210 $20.29 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 5210 $33980 $16.33 14.8
3 Production Occupations 2840 $38520 $18.52 5.85
4 Sales and Related Occupations 2700 $31690 $15.24 10.15
5 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 2340 $37140 $17.86 6.45
6 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 2310 $21590 $10.38 8.3
7 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 1670 $43990 $21.15 6.15
8 Management Occupations 1410 $81050 $38.97 6.05
9 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 1390 $76040 $36.56 5.75
10 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 1180 $41520 $19.96 3.8
11 Cashiers 1070 $20170 $9.7 2.25
12 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 940 $63280 $30.42 5.05
13 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 890 $32200 $15.48 1.2
14 Office Clerks, General 850 $29020 $13.95 2
15 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 770 $20940 $10.07 2.15
16 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 760 $29970 $14.41 1.6
17 Protective Service Occupations 760 $53790 $25.86 2.25
18 Retail Salespersons 670 $29560 $14.21 3.1
19 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 630 $28950 $13.92 3.7
20 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 600 $53180 $25.57 1.2
21 Construction and Extraction Occupations 590 $49100 $23.6 4.4
22 Customer Service Representatives 480 $35700 $17.16 1.75
23 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 460 $36740 $17.66 0.25
24 General and Operations Managers 450 $67850 $32.62 1.4
25 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 390 $32650 $15.7 1.6
26 Personal Care and Service Occupations 380 $26610 $12.8 4.1
27 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 360 $37070 $17.82 0.9
28 Waiters and Waitresses 360 $21500 $10.34 1.6
29 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 330 $27580 $13.26 1.6
30 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 300 $73360 $35.27 1.65
31 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 280 $64040 $30.79 2.8
32 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 280 $44490 $21.39 1
33 Order Clerks 260 $34820 $16.74 0.1
34 Community and Social Service Occupations 260 $51470 $24.75 1.65
35 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 260 $55190 $26.53 1
36 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 250 $49460 $23.78 0.45
37 Cooks, Fast Food 230 $19040 $9.15 0.3
38 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 230 $49920 $24 1
39 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 220 $55350 $26.61 0.4
40 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 210 $62830 $30.21 0.7
41 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 210 $32730 $15.74 1.1
42 Nursing Assistants 210 $34610 $16.64 1.05
43 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 200 $29860 $14.36 0.6
44 Managers, All Other 180 $70310 $33.8 0.65
45 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 170 $33130 $15.93 0.8
46 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 160 $35420 $17.03 1.7
47 Food Preparation Workers 160 $21110 $10.15 0.6
48 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 150 $58450 $28.1 0.9
49 Substitute Teachers 150 $40300 $19.37 0
50 Bartenders 150 $21540 $10.35 0.4
51 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 150 $33960 $16.33 0.35
52 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 150 $27660 $13.3 0.6
53 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 140 $33320 $16.02 0.5
54 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 140 $25230 $12.13 0.3
55 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 140 $35370 $17 0.4
56 Pharmacy Technicians 130 $27950 $13.44 0.25
57 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 130 $41560 $19.98 0.3
58 Logisticians 120 $65290 $31.39 0.1
59 Accountants and Auditors 120 $60500 $29.08 0.9
60 Machinists 120 $36680 $17.63 0.3
61 Legal Occupations 120 $65790 $31.63 0.8
62 Production Workers, All Other 110 $34990 $16.82 0.2
63 Receptionists and Information Clerks 110 $23780 $11.44 0.7
64 Construction Laborers 100 $38110 $18.32 0.8
65 Tellers 100 $25770 $12.39 0.3
66 Postal Service Mail Carriers 100 $49530 $23.81 0.15
67 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 90 $43490 $20.91 0.2
68 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 90 $35200 $16.92 0.2
69 Human Resources Specialists 90 $56830 $27.32 0.3
70 Highway Maintenance Workers 90 $45700 $21.97 0.1
71 Electricians 90 $57140 $27.47 0.4
72 Management Analysts 90 $79390 $38.17 0.5
73 Pharmacists 90 $120780 $58.07 0.2
74 Computer User Support Specialists 90 $42960 $20.65 0.4
75 Packers and Packagers, Hand 80 $28130 $13.53 0.45
76 Childcare Workers 80 $25910 $12.46 0.8
77 Industrial Engineers 80 $79810 $38.37 0.2
78 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 80 $48080 $23.11 0.5
79 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 80 $59310 $28.51 0.3
80 Dishwashers 80 $19880 $9.56 0.3
81 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 70 $41100 $19.76 0.2
82 Helpers--Production Workers 70 $33340 $16.03 0.3
83 Food Service Managers 70 $33870 $16.28 0.2
84 Lawyers 70 $86740 $41.7 0.5
85 Financial Managers 70 $90010 $43.27 0.4
86 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 70 $20940 $10.07 0.2
87 Chief Executives 70 $176910 $85.05 0.2
88 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 70 $252390 $121.34 0.2
89 Radiologic Technologists 60 $58380 $28.07 0.1
90 Sales Managers 60 $107500 $51.68 0.2
91 Carpenters 60 $48490 $23.31 0.6
92 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 60 $20030 $9.63 0.2
93 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 60 $74720 $35.92 0.1
94 Medical and Health Services Managers 60 $114060 $54.83 0.2
95 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 60 $19720 $9.48 1
96 Automotive Body and Related Repairers 50 $28270 $13.59 0.1
97 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 50 $39870 $19.17 0.1
98 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 50 $39150 $18.82 0.3
99 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 50 $53760 $25.85 0.2
100 Medical Secretaries 50 $32380 $15.57 0.4
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Jobs More Common Near Danville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,210 25,950
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,980 5,210
Production Occupations 38,520 2,840
Sales and Related Occupations 31,690 2,700
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 37,140 2,340
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 21,590 2,310
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 43,990 1,670
Management Occupations 81,050 1,410
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 76,040 1,390
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 41,520 1,180
Cashiers 20,170 1,070
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 63,280 940
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 32,200 890
Office Clerks, General 29,020 850
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 20,940 770
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 29,970 760
Protective Service Occupations 53,790 760
Retail Salespersons 29,560 670
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,950 630
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 53,180 600
Construction and Extraction Occupations 49,100 590
Customer Service Representatives 35,700 480
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 36,740 460
General and Operations Managers 67,850 450
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,650 390
Personal Care and Service Occupations 26,610 380
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 37,070 360
Waiters and Waitresses 21,500 360
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,580 330
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 73,360 300
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 64,040 280
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 44,490 280
Order Clerks 34,820 260
Community and Social Service Occupations 51,470 260
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 55,190 260
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 49,460 250
Cooks, Fast Food 19,040 230
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 49,920 230
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 55,350 220
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 62,830 210
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 32,730 210
Nursing Assistants 34,610 210
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 29,860 200
Managers, All Other 70,310 180
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 33,130 170
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 35,420 160
Food Preparation Workers 21,110 160
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 58,450 150
Substitute Teachers 40,300 150
Bartenders 21,540 150

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,210 25,950
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,980 5,210
Production Occupations 38,520 2,840
Sales and Related Occupations 31,690 2,700
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 37,140 2,340
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 43,990 1,670
Management Occupations 81,050 1,410
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 76,040 1,390
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 41,520 1,180
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 63,280 940
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 32,200 890
Office Clerks, General 29,020 850
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 29,970 760
Protective Service Occupations 53,790 760
Retail Salespersons 29,560 670
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,950 630
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 53,180 600
Construction and Extraction Occupations 49,100 590
Customer Service Representatives 35,700 480
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 36,740 460
General and Operations Managers 67,850 450
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,650 390
Personal Care and Service Occupations 26,610 380
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 37,070 360
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,580 330
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 73,360 300
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 64,040 280
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 44,490 280
Order Clerks 34,820 260
Community and Social Service Occupations 51,470 260
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 55,190 260
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 49,460 250
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 49,920 230
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 55,350 220
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 62,830 210
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 32,730 210
Nursing Assistants 34,610 210
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 29,860 200
Managers, All Other 70,310 180
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 33,130 170
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 35,420 160
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 58,450 150
Substitute Teachers 40,300 150
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 33,960 150
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 27,660 150
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 33,320 140
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 25,230 140
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 35,370 140
Pharmacy Technicians 27,950 130
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 41,560 130

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