Building Maintenance Workers


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Career Cluster
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Building Maintenance Workers

Building Maintenance Workers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Building maintenance workers are employed in almost every industry.

Major employers:

  • Property management firms
  • Manufacturing
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies

Outlook

Demand increases as the real estate market gets better. When people sell houses they need to get things repaired or have renovations done. Demand is also strong due to repairs of foreclosed and distressed homes caused by the recession.

This occupation is very large and has a high rate of turnover. Thus, many openings will occur as current workers change jobs or retire.

Building Maintenance Workers (CIS 100259)

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Illinois
57,433
Very large
&
6.7%
5.8%
>>>>
6,108
Very High
  Champaign Area
1,248
Very large
&
7.5%
7.0%
>>>>
134
Very High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
1,158
Very large
&
7.6%
5.0%
>>>>
125
Very High
  Cook County
25,277
Very large
&
6.1%
5.6%
>>>>
2,663
Very High
  Decatur Area
644
Very large
&
9.8%
7.0%
>>>>
72
Very High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
2,888
Very large
&
11.9%
9.7%
>>>>
329
Very High
  Du Page County
5,541
Very large
&
7.8%
5.4%
>>>>
598
Very High
  Edwardsville Area
1,176
Very large
&
-0.8%
5.1%
>>>>
112
Very High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
452
Very large
&
9.7%
7.0%
>>>>
49
Very High
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
770
Very large
&
9.4%
5.2%
>>>>
85
Very High
  Lake County
3,491
Very large
&
9.6%
8.6%
>>>>
385
Very High
  McHenry County
985
Very large
&
9.2%
6.8%
>>>>
108
Very High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
889
Very large
&
10.0%
6.8%
>>>>
99
Very High
  Northwest Illinois Area
1,412
Very large
&
4.7%
3.6%
>>>>
146
Very High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
2,521
Very large
&
10.5%
7.3%
>>>>
282
Very High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
912
Very large
&
6.8%
4.3%
>>>>
96
Very High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
888
Very large
&
5.1%
5.7%
>>>>
92
Very High
  Rockford Area
1,755
Very large
&
10.0%
7.6%
>>>>
195
Very High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
454
Very large
&
5.1%
2.4%
>>>>
47
Very High
  Springfield Area
1,147
Very large
&
6.3%
4.7%
>>>>
121
Very High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
1,275
Very large
&
5.5%
6.4%
>>>>
133
Very High
  Vermilion County
328
Very large
&
9.1%
4.9%
>>>>
36
Very High
  Will County
2,300
Very large
&
11.4%
9.1%
>>>>
260
Very High
United States
1,516,400
Very large
&
4.2%
3.7%
>>>>
139,400
Very High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.