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Fast Facts for Librarians in Illinois

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

Salaries for Librarians in Illinois

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

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  • MS in Information Management
  • MS in Library and Information Science
  • Syracuse's Master's in Library and Information Science (MLIS) curriculum prepares students for careers in a broad range of settings, including academic institutions, public libraries, corporations, government agencies, and cultural institutions.

Programs
  • Human Service Certificates in Child and Family Services
  • MS in Human Services
  • Human Services
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - History
  • Bachelor of Arts in History & Social Science
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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  • Doctor of Management - Environmental and Social Sustainability (Executive Format)
  • 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.
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  • Master's (M.Ed.) - Instructional Design and Technology
  • With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.
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  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: eLearning/Technology Education
  • Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Services
  • Master of Arts in Human Services Administration
  • Judson University School of Leadership and Business Adult and Graduate Programs

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  • Gender Diversity Studies - MA in Psychology
  • Gender Diversity Studies - PhD of Psychology
  • Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

Programs
  • MA: Interdisciplinary Studies
  • BS in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • 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
  • B.A. in Human Services
  • National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago.

More Illinois Librarian Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
6,810
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Librarians

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:
Librarians

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Librarians 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 110 $47,770
Carbondale 90 $19,660
Marion 90 $19,660
Champaign 220 $56,100
Urbana 220 $56,100
Decatur 40 $46,380
Peoria 200 $37,610
Rockford 150 $50,320
Kankakee 50 $44,160
Springfield 100 $55,710

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