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Fast Facts for Elementary School Teachers in Illinois

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

Salaries for Elementary School Teachers in Illinois

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

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  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education*
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  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies
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More Illinois Elementary School Teacher Training Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Rock Island
Bachelor
2,537
Aurora
Doctorate
3,946
Carlinville
Bachelor
617
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
6,810
Chicago
Masters
12,021
River Forest
Doctorate
4,126
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Charleston
Masters
12,179
Elmhurst
Masters
3,184
Eureka
Bachelor
672
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
Greenville
Masters
1,528
Skokie
Bachelors & First Professional
422
Jacksonville
Bachelor
1,014
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Bloomington
Bachelor
2,094
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Jacksonville
Bachelor
648
Lebanon
Masters
3,312
Decatur
Masters
2,376
Monmouth
Bachelor
1,343
Chicago
Doctorate
7,405
Naperville
Masters
2,559
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Quincy
Masters
1,323
Rockford
Masters
1,566
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Chicago
Masters
3,006
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Edwardsville
Masters & First Professional
13,398
Springfield
Associate
608
Palos Heights
Bachelor
1,367
Deerfield
Doctorate & First Professional
2,783
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326
Joliet
Masters
3,503
Macomb
Doctorate
13,331
Wheaton
Doctorate
2,895

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Elementary School Teachers

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:
Elementary School Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Elementary School Teachers 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
Bloomington 1330 $54,670
Carbondale 590 $46,660
Marion 590 $46,660
Champaign 1370 $46,710
Urbana 1370 $46,710
Danville 470 $46,860
Decatur 720 $45,680
Peoria 2220 $43,990
Rockford 2240 $75,690
Kankakee 570 $60,720
Springfield 1410 $56,640

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