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Fast Facts for Kindergarten Teachers in Illinois

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

Salaries for Kindergarten Teachers in Illinois

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

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More Illinois Kindergarten 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
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
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 Kindergarten 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:
Kindergarten Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Kindergarten 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 140 $48,670
Carbondale 40 $46,530
Marion 40 $46,530
Champaign 90 $44,570
Urbana 90 $44,570
Danville 50 N/A
Decatur 80 $52,320
Peoria 200 $47,200
Rockford 70 $59,220
Kankakee 30 $45,280
Springfield 150 $48,620

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