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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

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Programs
  • MS in Management - Human Resources
  • MBA - Human Resources
  • BS in Business Administration - Human Resources
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • M.B.A.: Strategic Human Resource Management
  • M.B.A.
  • B.S. in Business Administration
  • Do you have entrepreneurial visions to advance your career in the business world? Learn about the options available at GCU.
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  • Pursue a next-generation education with an online program or join Grand Canyon University's vibrant and growing campus community in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona.
Programs
  • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership - Human Resource Development
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - HR Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business - HR Management
  • Let Regent Lead The Way
  • No matter your passion, you'll find your place at Regent! Choose from more than 95 areas of study in the subject areas employers demand.
Programs
  • BA Human Resources Management
  • MBA - Human Resources Management
  • MBA - Business Economics
  • Become the leader you know you can be @ Ashford University
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Programs
  • Master of Science in Human Resources
  • MBA - Human Resources
  • Master of Business Administration

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. You can choose one of five graduate degree programs from a selective institution ranked among the Top 10 Universities in the North and Top 20 Best Value Schools by U.S. News & World Report.

 

The online, master’s degree curriculum is taught by highly credentialed faculty and reflects the same rigorous academic standards as the on-campus programs. Nearly all of The University of Scranton’s instructional faculty hold doctoral or other terminal degrees in their fields – so you can excel in yours.

Programs
  • BA Human Resources
  • MBA - Human Resources Management
  • BA Business Administration

Become the leader you know you can be. The Forbes School of Business & TechnologyÒat Ashford University combines the power and flexibility of online learning with high-quality, topical Forbes content so you learn business fundamentals as well as keep current on business trends, triumphs, and tragedies.

Programs
  • Business Administration - Human Resources (BS)
  • Business Administration (BS)
  • Business Administration - New Media Marketing (BS)
  • Students are issued a new laptop at the beginning of their programs.
  • All online services and study materials are available 24/7, with faculty available five days a week.
  • All programs available online, with the MBA program offered on campus in Salt Lake City.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), with programmatic accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • Approved by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2010.

Our family of non-profit colleges admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Programs
  • Human Resource Management
  • Associates in Business Management - Human Resource Management
  • Business Management

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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Programs
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration - Human Resources Management
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration - Business Intelligence
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration - Leadership and Managing Teams through Change
  • Go Higher with a career-enhancing degree from Concordia Nebraska you can earn fully online. All our online programs are designed to give you the flexibility to study around your schedule. 
  • You'll also benefit from exceptional student support and a rigorous academic experience ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016 Midwest Regional Universities.
  • Concordia offers a wide variety of MBA program offerings in such fields as Accounting, Business Intelligence, Human Resources, Leadership and Managing, Management, Marketing and Risk Management.
  • Concordia also offers programs in the M.Ed field specializing in Early Childhood Development, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration, and Special Education.
  • As an institution, Concordia University, Nebraska is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of its North Central Association.
  • Concordia University, Nebraska is an excellent academic and Christ-centered community equipping men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world.
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Analytics and Mangement
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Analytics and Management

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Be a part of something bigger than yourself. At American University, we strive to help you develop your professional interests and indulge in your passion for making a difference. Our online degree programs allow you to gain the advanced skills for active leadership in a variety of fields.

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At American University, our smart, passionate and engaged students and faculty focus their knowledge to create meaningful change. Our strengths in international service and public affairs inspire our sense of social responsibility and a dedication to cultural and intellectual diversity. We're defined by our global perspective, practical idealism and a dedication to public service.

More Illinois Employment Specialist Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Galesburg
Associate
2,693
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
7,277
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Lebanon
Masters
3,312
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Chicago
Doctorate
7,405
Naperville
Masters
2,559
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Masters
5,675
River Grove
Associate
15,658
Joliet
Masters
3,503
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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale 140 $46,100
Marion 140 $46,100
Champaign N/A $51,200
Urbana N/A $51,200
Danville 90 $57,700
Decatur 80 $58,600
Bloomington 400 $57,410
Kankakee 90 $47,180
Peoria 550 $52,180
Rockford 350 $49,230
Springfield 480 $61,550

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