Employment opportunities in Fulton County cover a diverse range of job types, from agriculture, healthcare, medical manufacturing, educational institutions, city and county government, as well as national retailers such as Walmart, Kroger and Kmart. Not only does Fulton County offer a wide range of options for work, Spoon River College in Canton provides exceptional resources for career training, professional development and online education. If you are looking for a new career, or moving up within your current field, Fulton County has the resources to help.
Labor Force – Summary for Fulton County (Annual Average for Year 2010)
Total Labor Force: 18,490
Total Employed: 16,919
|Largest Employers (2013)|
|Employer||# Employees||Union Affiliation|
|Graham Health System||775||None|
|IL River Correctional Center||384||AFSME|
|Canton School District||371||IEA/NEA|
|Spoon River College||224||CFA/SRCCPA|
|HyVee Food Store||185||None|
|City of Canton||120||AFSME/IAFF|
|Fulton County Health Dept||65||None|
|Hitchcock Scrapyard, Inc.||49||None|
(Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the Economic Development Region 3 NC.)
|Computer Operator||$10.54||$19.94||Sheet Metal Worker||$12.23||$19.69|
|Comp Programmer||$22.40||$37.14||Ship-Recving Clerk||$10.54||$17.78|
|Data Entry Operator||$9.95||$14.19||Systems Analyst||$23.33||$43.95|
|Drill or Punch Press||$11.80||$19.76||Technician||$17.29||$30.73|
|Engineer||$22.84||$36.47||Tool & Die Maker||$15.67||$25.66|
|*2011 wage rates are drawn from the Illinois Department of Employment Security website.|
Listed below you will find employment opportunities for all branches Fulton County government. Other employment opportunities from around the county may also be posted here.
Fulton County will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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