Labor Force Wages

In June 2012, the Kane County unemployment rate was 9.2% and the Chicago Metro was 8.6%. More detailed labor force data is available on the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Labor Market Information website.

2011 Wage Rates for Kane County, IL


Labor Wages Entry Median
Accountant/Auditor $24.09 $43.05
Assembler - Electronic $9.56 $12.32
Assembler - Production $9.45 $11.93
Computer Operator $11.60 $17.86
Computer Programmer $21.27 $39.12
Data Entry Operator $10.68 $13.42
Drill or Punch Press $14.33 $20.63
Engineer $35.76 $46.92
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner $9.54 $11.85
Laborer $8.51 $9.53
Machinist $12.04 $18.40
Maintenance/Mechanic $20.22 $23.20
Office Clerk $10.51 $14.27
Sheet Metal Worker $26.69 $33.36
Shipping/Receiving Clerk $10.72 $13.75
Systems Analyst $36.47 $45.31
Technician $17.18 $29.56
Tool & Die Maker $19.01 $24.20
Word Processor $12.92 $14.47
Excerpt: http://lmi.ides.state.il..us/wagedata/wage.htm