Illinois Civil Engineers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Civil Engineers in Illinois

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Fast Facts for Civil Engineers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Champaign, Chicago and Kankakee
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rockford, Bloomington and Decatur
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Champaign and Peoria

Salaries for Civil Engineers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Bloomington, Rockford and Chicago

Schools for Civil Engineers in Illinois are listed below.

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More Illinois Civil Engineering Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bradley University Peoria Doctorate 6,053
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 7,277
Northwestern University Evanston Doctorate & First Professional 19,005
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale Doctorate & First Professional 20,983
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville Masters & First Professional 13,398
University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 25,747
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign Doctorate & First Professional 42,326

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Civil Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Civil Engineers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Civil Engineers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 50 $91550 0.26
Carbondale 90 $76530 0.88
Marion 90 $76530 0.88
Champaign 150 $85410 0.79
Urbana 150 $85410 0.79
Decatur 90 $76880 0.93
Peoria 300 $78620 0.86
Rockford 140 $74860 0.47
Springfield 320 $89830 1.49
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