Illinois Employment Specialists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Employment Specialists in Illinois

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Fast Facts for Employment Specialists in Illinois

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

Salaries for Employment Specialists in Illinois

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

Schools for Employment Specialists in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Employment Specialist Training Schools in Illinois

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Advance your career with an online degree from California InterContinental University.

  • Programs: AA - Business Administration, BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Management - Human Resources, MBA - Human Resources, BS in Business Administration - Human Resources, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Master of Business Administration - Human Resource Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Human Resource Management, Doctor of Business Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Doctorate

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership - Human Resource Development, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - HR Management, Master of Business Administration - Human Resources Management, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master, Bachelor

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  • Programs: MBA - Human Resource Management, Bachelor's (BBA) - Human Resource Management, MBA - Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

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  • Programs: Associates in Business Management - Human Resource Management, Associates in Business Management
  • Degrees: Associate

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MBA - Human Resources
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: BA/Human Resource Management, MBA - Human Resources Management, BA/Business Administration - No Concentration, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online MS in Human Resources, Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Degrees: Master

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  • Programs: MS Human Resource Management, MBA with concentration in Human Resources, IMBA - Human Resources, more...
  • Degrees: Master
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More Illinois Employment Specialist Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bradley University Peoria Doctorate 6,053
Carl Sandburg College Galesburg Associate 2,693
DePaul University Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 23,401
Harper College Palatine Associate 15,156
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 7,277
Joliet Junior College Joliet Associate 13,149
Judson University Elgin Masters 1,236
Lewis University Romeoville Doctorate 5,347
Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey Associate 7,875
Loyola University Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 15,545
McKendree University Lebanon Masters 3,312
Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills Associate 15,859
National-Louis University Chicago Doctorate 7,405
North Central College Naperville Masters 2,559
Northwestern University Evanston Doctorate & First Professional 19,005
Oakton Community College Des Plaines Associate 10,805
Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais Doctorate 4,636
Roosevelt University Chicago Doctorate 7,163
Saint Xavier University Chicago Masters 5,675
Triton College River Grove Associate 15,658
University of St Francis Joliet Masters 3,503
Western Illinois University Macomb Doctorate 13,331

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Employment Specialists

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:
Employment Specialists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Employment Specialists 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 390 $56110 1.14
Carbondale 100 $46520 0.55
Marion 100 $46520 0.55
Champaign 0 $51630 0
Urbana 0 $51630 0
Danville 100 $49930 1.06
Decatur 80 $58120 0.44
Peoria 540 $54090 0.86
Rockford 330 $47290 0.63
Kankakee 70 $53720 0.49
Springfield 440 $54950 1.16
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