Jobs in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Peoria, Illinois – is the largest city on the banks Illinois River and with a population of 115.000 residents, it’s the 7th most populous city in the state. A well-developed manufacturing, cultural and educational center, the city offers a plethora of job opportunities in different industrial sectors such as the production of heavy machinery, brewing, food and accommodation as well as law, finance, administration, healthcare and retail.

Historically, Peoria has been the largest producer of alcoholic beverages with more than 20 distilleries and breweries and a bootlegging center during the prohibition era.

The economy of Peoria – Heavy industry center

Peoria economy is largely sustained by heavy industry and manufacturing of heavy machinery. Caterpillar Inc., a heavy machinery manufacturer and “Fortune 100” company with revenue of more than 38 billion USD is headquartered in Peoria. The varied job market offers a lot of opportunities in healthcare, agriculture and retail as well as science and research.

Peoria is also the home of the Northern Lab, the largest agricultural research center. In healthcare the largest employers are UnityPoint Health and OSF Healthcare. Other major employers include Ameren, HGS, Keystone Steel & Wire.

Living and Working in Peoria

Peoria has often been called a “big little city”. It’s racially diverse population make the city attractive for those professionals who wish to experience different cultures and traditions. With its low costs of living and affordable housing, the city attracts those jobseekers who are looking to establish a career and form a family outside of the large metro centers. Several state and interstate highways pass through the city – and the relatively low commute time (of approximately 16 minutes) means that every part of the city is easily available, even in rush hour.

However, drawing roots from the Prohibition days, the city’s crime rate is one of the worst in the state and the authorities have taken significant steps and actions in talking this issue. Also the myriad historic sites and entertainment venues offer different social and cultural activities. Peoria has a strong student and research presence. It is the home of more than 10 colleges and universities and is very attractive for those jobseekers who wish to establish or develop careers in these economic areas.

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Job Number: 1947869BREmployment Type: Regular Full-TimeJob Category: RetailShift: AnyRegion: 048 : Ohio ValleyAddress Line 1: 3465 N University StCity: PeoriaState: IllinoisZip Code: 61604Career PreviewTo learn more ...
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