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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
  • Degrees offered include Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration.
  • Students are instructed in relevant business skills like communication, mathematics, and management.
  • Coursework emphasizes the development of project management, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible, 100% online and campus based programs available.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business
  • Available business concentrations include Accounting, Economics, General Management, Marketing, and Human Resource Management.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA and Online Graduate Business Programs in 2016 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Programmatic accreditation provided by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Master of Business Administration - Online
  • Ranked 16th among the Best Colleges for Veterans in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Ranked among the Best Regional Universities in the South in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • A private institution founded in 1921 and located in Crestview Hills, KY.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate is 68%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, with 76% of its classes having fewer than 20 students.
  • Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
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
  • Associates in Business Management - Human Resource Management
  • Associates in 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
  • Master of Science in Management : Human Resources
  • Master of Business Administration : Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration : Human Resources
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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Programs
  • MS in Strategic Human Resource Management

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person). The strong liberal arts foundation promotes an environment of open-minded investigation and debate and attends to developing students beyond their academic accomplishments, while maintaining high academic standards. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.

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
  • Human Resources Management - PhD in Bus. Admin.
  • Human Resources Management - D.B.A.
  • Human Resource Management - BBA
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Analytics and Mangement
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Analytics and Management

Change the World with American University

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.

Set Yourself Apart at American University

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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