Employment & Tax Impact

Illinois Jobs & Tax Base Supported by Transportation Infrastructure Investment Investments in Illinois’s transportation infrastructure supports…

154,001 full time jobs in the state—more than 50% non-construction related.  These Illinois residents earn $6.5 billion annually and contribute $1 billion in local, state, and federal taxes.

2,632,272 full time jobs in the state in key industries like tourism, trucking, retail sales, agriculture and manufacturing are completely dependent on the state’s transportation infrastructure network.  These Illinois residents earn $111 billion annually and contribute $20.3 billion in state taxes.