Labor Market

Labor Market
Chicago’s northwest suburban labor market along Interstate 90 to Rockford is among the most robust in the Midwest.

Golden Corridor's High Tech Concentration  
Chicago’s Golden Corridor (representing the eastern half of Huntley’s labor market area) employs over 82,000 in high-tech oriented jobs.

Lower Wages than the City of Chicago  
Wages in the core of Huntley’s labor market are significantly less than those in the City of Chicago and in many cases lower than wages in the Midwest’s other major cities based on information from the Illinois Department of Employment Security. 

McHenry County Labor Market
The McHenry County Labor Market site offers a current snapshot of the local workforce and highlights labor data. The McHenry County Labor Report identifies the County’s economic strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for future growth. The report includes new information on population changes, workforce by industry, and labor underutilization.

Workforce Resources and Detailed Reports
McHenry County Workforce Investment Board
Kane County Workforce Development Division
Workforce Partners of Metropolitan Chicago