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Elgin, Illinois, boasts a thriving business landscape driven by its top employers. Home to a diverse array of industry leaders, including multinational corporations and innovative startups, Elgin offers a dynamic and prosperous work environment. These companies provide countless career opportunities in sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, education, and more. Discover the endless potential for growth and success in Elgin, where top employers are fueling the city's economic vitality and shaping a brighter future.

Top 10 Major Employers Powering Elgin, Illinois

Elgin School District U-46

Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 5,000

Product or Service:
Public School District

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J.P. Morgan Chase

Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 2,700

Product or Service:
Credit Card Processing

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Advocate Sherman Hospital

Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 1,600

Product or Service:
Private Hospital and health care service provider

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Elgin Community College

Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 1,000

Product or Service:
Community College

Unlock the Secrets of Successful Elgin Businesses

Check out the video featuring Dr. David Sam, President of Elgin Community College, uncovering how this lively city nurtures business growth and teamwork, directly from one of its most knowledgeable advocates!

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John B. Sanfilippo Company (FisherNuts)

Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 1,000

Product or Service:
Food Processing

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Ascension Saint Joseph - Elgin

Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 1,000

Product or Service:
Private Hospital and healthcare provider

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Motorola Solutions

Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 600

Product or Service:

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Grand Victoria Casino

Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 530

Product or Service:

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NTN Bearings

Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 600

Product or Service:
Automotive Bearing Manufacturer

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Location: Elgin, Illinois
Employees: 190

Product or Service:
Wind Turbine Manufacturer


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Introducing Your Partner for Business Sucess: The Elgin Development Group (EDG)

At the Elgin Development Group (EDG), a proud division of the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce, our unwavering commitment is to support your business journey in Elgin, Illinois. We're dedicated to ensuring that business like yours not only remains strong but flourish in our vibrant community. At EDG, we offer a wide range of business services designed to help you thrive. Our services include:

  • building and site selection
  • fast-track permitting
  • business relocation
  • workforce recruitment and development
  • business expansion
  • International trade
  • providing resources for budding entrepreneurs and small businesses

Whether you're a small start-up or a well-established enterprise, our goal is to see you succeed. What's more, our services are not only comprehensive but always free and held in the strictest confidence. your dreams are safe with us, and we're here to make them a reality.

Building a Prosperous Future Together

At Elgin Development Group, we take pride in our strong partnership with the City of Elgin, a collaboration dedicated to fostering economic development and building a vibrant community. Our alliance is founded on a shared vision of creating a thriving business environment, promoting job growth, and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents.

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Lets chat about how EDG can help your business.

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