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Fast Facts for Criminal Investigators in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield and Rockford
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Peoria and Chicago
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago and Rockford

Salaries for Criminal Investigators in Illinois

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

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  • BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation
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  • BS in Criminal Justice in Crime Scene Investigation
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  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
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  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.
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  • Doctor of Management - Criminal Justice
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  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
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  • B.A. in Criminal Justice: Forensic Social Justice
  • National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago.

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  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
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  • Master of Criminal Justice
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  • Behavioral Crime Analysis Certificate
  • Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

More Illinois Criminal Investigators Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Aurora
Doctorate
3,946
Moline
Associate
6,311
Carlinville
Bachelor
617
Galesburg
Associate
2,693
Chicago
Doctorate
1,327
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
6,810
Chicago
Associate
8,633
Chicago
Associate
11,354
Chicago
Associate
6,140
Chicago
Associate
4,078
Chicago
Associate
9,679
Chicago
Associate
10,993
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
River Forest
Doctorate
4,126
Danville
Associate
2,832
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Elgin
Associate
9,613
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Normal
Associate
4,827
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Oglesby
Associate
4,103
Carterville
Associate
7,559
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Kankakee
Associate
3,591
Malta
Associate
4,466
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Lincoln
Bachelor
1,266
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Crystal Lake
Associate
5,274
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Cicero
Associate
5,057
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Chicago Heights
Associate
5,507
Quincy
Masters
1,323
Ina
Associate
4,821
Decatur
Associate
3,274
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Dixon
Associate
2,700
Ullin
Associate
2,176
South Holland
Associate
6,260
Harrisburg
Associate
2,606
Edwardsville
Masters & First Professional
13,398
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Springfield
Associate
608
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Springfield
Doctorate
4,855
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Criminal Investigators

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:
Criminal Investigators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Criminal Investigators relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Peoria 50 $71,600
Rockford 120 $83,390
Springfield 190 $87,440

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