Average Employment (2016-2018): 120,862
Average Union Members (2016-2018): 37,337
Membership Rate: 30.9%
The capital of Illinois, the Land of Lincoln has nearly18,000 workers employed by government entities, including the University of Illinois–Springfield and Southern Illinois University medical center. Statewide, 13.8 percent of workers are unionized.
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