When companies based abroad invest in the United States and create jobs for Americans.
State Insourcing Jobs:
Private Sector Workforce Employed by FDI:
U.S. subsidiaries in Illinois play a vital role in supporting jobs. They now employ 292,600 Illinoisans—an increase of 4% since 2002.
Illinois has proven to be an attractive location for international employers, ranking 5th in the United States in the number of employees supported by U.S. subsidiaries.
In fact, the relative portion of jobs in Illinois supplied by U.S. subsidiaries remains significant. They provide the livelihood for nearly 6% of Illinois's private-sector workforce.
U.S. subsidiaries’ employment in Illinois is heavily concentrated in manufacturing. Nearly 40% of these jobs are in manufacturing industries.
U.S. subsidiaries support 112,700 manufacturing workers in Illinois.