Automobile Painters


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Automobile Painters

Automobile Painters - 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

Major employers:

  • Auto body repair shops
  • Motor vehicle manufacturers
  • Motor vehicle dealers
  • Ship and boat manufacturers and repairers

Outlook

Growth for this occupation will be slower than average. The number of jobs for painters in auto body repair shops is expected to grow. Thus, many jobs will continue to be created as the number of cars and accidents increases.

Job opportunities are good as employers report not being able to find enough qualified applicants. Job openings occur as people leave the occupation.

Vehicle Painters (CIS 100479)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
2,275
Small
&
4.1%
5.8%
>>>>
249
Moderate
  Champaign Area
29
Small
&
10.3%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
79
Medium
&
11.4%
5.0%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Cook County
809
Small
&
1.9%
5.6%
>>>>
86
Few
  Decatur Area
21
Small
&
4.8%
7.0%
>>>>
3
Few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
114
Medium
&
10.5%
9.7%
>>>>
13
Few
  Du Page County
229
Small
&
-0.9%
5.4%
>>>>
23
Few
  Edwardsville Area
58
Medium
&
1.7%
5.1%
>>>>
6
Few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
18
Small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
37
Small
&
2.7%
5.2%
>>>>
4
Few
  Lake County
113
Small
&
3.5%
8.6%
>>>>
12
Few
  McHenry County
53
Medium
&
0.0%
6.8%
>>>>
6
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
41
Small
&
12.2%
6.8%
>>>>
4
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
61
Medium
&
1.6%
3.6%
>>>>
7
Moderate
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
146
Medium
&
5.5%
7.3%
>>>>
16
Moderate
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
40
Small
&
5.0%
4.3%
>>>>
4
Few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
45
Small
&
6.7%
5.7%
>>>>
5
Few
  Rockford Area
121
Medium
&
5.0%
7.6%
>>>>
14
Moderate
  Shawnee National Forest Area
21
Small
&
19.0%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Springfield Area
33
Small
&
0.0%
4.7%
>>>>
3
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
69
Medium
&
5.8%
6.4%
>>>>
7
Few
  Vermilion County
17
Small
&
0.0%
4.9%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Will County
120
Medium
&
8.3%
9.1%
>>>>
14
Moderate
United States
151,400
Large
&
1.7%
3.7%
>>>>
14,500
High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.