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Jobs at Top 10 Fortune 500 Companies in Illinois

According to the 2009 Fortune Magazine Report


Jobs at Top 10 Fortune 500 Companies in Illinois

Decatur-based Archer Daniels Midland was the highest ranking Illinois company on the 2009 Fortune 500 list.

Here are the top ten Illinois companies on Fortune Magazine's Fortune 500 list of top businesses. The rankings are based on annual revenues for 2008. The links below will bring you to each company's job openings and career opportunities.

All of these companies are headquartered in Illinois. Of these companies, only one, Boeing, is headquartered in Chicago and also makes our Jobs at Downtown Chicago's top Fortune 500 Companies. So, you may want to browse both lists to see the breadth of Chicago area Fortune 500 job opportunities available. You can also find job openings and careers centers for more Fortune 500 companies based in the Chicago suburbs.
  1. Archer Daniels Midland - Rank 27 - Decatur, IL
    Global processor of agricultural products.

  2. State Farm Insurance Company - Rank 31 - Bloomington, IL
    Insurance giant with a mission of trying to act like a good neighbor.

  3. Boeing - Rank 31 - Chicago, IL
    Although this aeronautic giant is headquartered in Chicago, only a small portion of its business is actually based here. Therefore, unless things change significantly, expect only a slow trickle of local job opportunities. Boeing is also a Fortune 500 Most Admired Company.

  4. Walgreen's - Rank 36 - Deerfield, IL
    Drug store giant with more than 6,000 stores nationwide. Walgreen's is also a Fortune 500 Most Admired Company.

  5. Caterpillar - Rank 44 - Peoria, IL
    Downstate giant known the world over for its school bus colored trucks and heavy machinery.

  6. Sears Holdings - Rank 49 - Hoffman Estates, IL
    Sears is a giant retailer and parent company of Sears and KMart.

  7. Kraft Foods - Rank 53 - Northfield, IL
    The macaroni and cheese parent company that sells food products around the world.

  8. Motorola - Rank 78 - Schaumburg, IL
    A global communications leader with a heavy focus on creating and innovating new technological equipment.

  9. Abbott Laboratories - Rank 80 - Abbott Park, IL
    North suburban Chicago is home to the world headquarters of this $25 billion global pharmaceutical juggernaut. Dig into their wide range of Illinois job opportunities here.

  10. Allstate - Rank 81 - Northbrook, IL
    The nation's largest publicly-held personal insurance company.
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