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Fast Facts for General Managers in Illinois

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

Salaries for General Managers in Illinois

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

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  • MS in Management - Leadership
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  • Doctor of Philosophy, Organizational Development and Leadership
  • MA in International Leadership
  • MA in Organizational Development and Leadership
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Received the 2013 Making a Difference for Students Award from Quality Matters.
  • Offers a free student app for smartphones and tablets, helping students keep up to date.
  • Has a Golden Key International Honour Society and SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
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  • MS Organizational Leadership
  • BS Business Studies in Organizational Leadership
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  • Master of Business Administration, MBA - Leadership
  • Master of Science in Management
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  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
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  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
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  • MA Organizational Management - Organizational Leadership
  • BA Business Leadership
  • MBA - Organizational Leadership

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  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

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With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

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  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership
  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Business
  • Master of Theology - Christian Leadership*
  • Recognized as a Top 20 Best Online Bachelor’s Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2016.
  • Online, campus-based, and evening courses offered in 95 areas of study, including Business, Nursing, Psychology, & more.
  • Endorsed by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazine as a Military Friendly School in 2015. 
  • Features small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.
  • 88% of Regent University students receive financial aid, with $18 million awarded in institutional scholarships & aid each year.
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  • Transformational Leadership (EDD)
  • Concordia pursues online learning with the same passion and commitment to excellence that has marked our 110-year history. Our online degrees provides the same high academic standards as our on-campus.
  • #1 in M.Ed Degrees awarded by a Non-Profit University with over 8,000 M.Ed degrees that have been awarded to Concordia Online Students (Based on 2013-2014 IPEDS data); #3 MBA Program in Oregon (2015).
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  • Concordia offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and awards designed to make the cost of a quality liberal arts education more affordable. Military benefits are available to candidates who qualify.
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  • Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
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  • Ph.D. Organizational Leadership
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities ( beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities. 
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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More Illinois General Manager 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
Rock Island
Bachelor
2,537
Aurora
Doctorate
3,946
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Galesburg
Associate
2,693
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
6,810
Chicago
Associate
8,633
Chicago
Associate
11,354
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
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Chicago
Bachelor
1,144
Charleston
Masters
12,179
Elgin
Associate
9,613
Elmhurst
Masters
3,184
Eureka
Bachelor
672
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
Greenville
Masters
1,528
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Freeport
Associate
2,049
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Robinson
Associate
1,445
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
7,277
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Oglesby
Associate
4,103
Carterville
Associate
7,559
Quincy
Associate
2,417
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Kankakee
Associate
3,591
Malta
Associate
4,466
Mattoon
Associate
7,177
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Lincoln
Doctorate & First Professional
1,055
Lincoln
Bachelor
1,266
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Chicago
Associate
171
Jacksonville
Bachelor
648
Crystal Lake
Associate
5,274
Lebanon
Masters
3,312
Peoria
Bachelor
641
Decatur
Masters
2,376
Monmouth
Bachelor
1,343
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Cicero
Associate
5,057
Chicago
Doctorate
7,405
Naperville
Masters
2,559
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Champaign
Associate
9,407
Quincy
Masters
1,323
Decatur
Associate
3,274
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Rockford
Masters
1,566
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Bachelor
1,289
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Dixon
Associate
2,700
Ullin
Associate
2,176
South Holland
Associate
6,260
Harrisburg
Associate
2,606
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Edwardsville
Masters & First Professional
13,398
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Canton
Associate
2,139
River Grove
Associate
15,658
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
14,538
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Springfield
Doctorate
4,855
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326
Joliet
Masters
3,503
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731
Macomb
Doctorate
13,331

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for General Managers

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:
General Managers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for General Managers 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 730 $63,840
Marion 730 $63,840
Champaign 1540 $77,130
Urbana 1540 $77,130
Danville 450 $58,110
Decatur 730 $77,050
Bloomington 2140 $84,320
Kankakee 550 $69,220
Peoria 3380 $94,030
Rockford 2520 $77,370

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