Here's the fastest growing job in Illinois and it might be surprising.

There comes a time in your life where you will hit a crossroads for your career. You will be asking yourself questions like... Do I want to continue with my current job path? Should I make a change? What's next?

Of course, if you're going to make a life-altering decision like that, you'll want to make sure the industry you're jumping to has a future.

According to,

"SmartAsset released a report that showed the fastest-growing jobs in each state. The financial institution looked at changes in occupations listed with the Bureau of Labor Statistics over the last 5 years and compared employment data in each state from 2014 with employment data from 2018."

So, what's the big winner for Illinois? It definitely surprised me.

The fastest growing job in our state is "Bailiff." That career has increased by 278%. I would call that some serious growth.

In case you're wondering, here's what it is from,

"An officer, similar to a sheriff or a sheriff's deputy, employed to execute writs and processes, make arrests, keep order in the court, etc."

I do have one concern about this information. Does this mean more people are getting arrested in Illinois?


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