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Welcome to the new home for Illinois Career and Labor Market Information

LMI Source has now merged into the new IDES website. Its contents can be accessed through one of four pathways. Simply select the pathway that best suits your needs.

Illinois Labor Market Information Pathways Featured Content
Individuals
Begin your career exploration here to find the latest information on occupations, wages, education and training requirements, employment outlook and much more.
  • Access our free career planning applications: Career Information System (CIS), CIS Jr., CIS Quick Click and CIS Job Seeker.
  • Find information about green jobs and other emerging technologies.
  • View and print our career planning publications and link to other resources for students, parents, and people changing jobs.
Employers
Includes employment statistics, job forecasts, wages and demographic characteristics.
  • Has Labor Market Information for various geographies.
  • Employers can find information on projected employment for occupations and industries and current trends in help wanted ads.
  • Find data to complete Affirmative Action compliance, or EEO reports.
Workforce Partners
Has information to help our workforce partners serve their clients better, such as wage information, job training, career planning services and more.
  • Includes links to helpful publications and resources.
Data and Statistics
This is a clearinghouse of all of our Labor Market Information reports and Data.