Illinois Managers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Managers in Illinois

Fast Facts for Managers in Illinois

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

Salaries for Managers in Illinois

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

Schools for Managers in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Manager Training Schools in Illinois

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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.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Organizational Behavior, Master of Business Administration - Project Management, Doctor of Management – General Concentration (Executive Format), more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate

Advance your career with an online degree from California InterContinental University.

  • Programs: MBA - Project Quality and Management, AA - Business Administration, BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Management , AAS in Business Administration - Retail Management, MS in Management - Organizational Design and Development, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Applied Science in Management and Leadership, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Not-for-Profit Management, Master of Public Administration in Non-profit & Faith Based Organizations, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

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  • Programs: Associates in Business Management
  • Degrees: Associate

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: MS in Marketing: Sports Marketing and Media, DBA in Marketing, DBA in Project Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

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.

  • Programs: Online MBA specialization in Enterprise Resource Planning, Online MBA specialization in Operations Management, Online General MBA
  • Degrees: Master
Northwestern College
Bridgeview, Chicago

For over 110 years, Northwestern College has been proud to help students like you succeed.

  • Programs: Business Administration
  • Degrees: Associate

A private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) institution, Antioch University serves approximately 5,000 adult students online and at five campuses in four states. All benefit from an education immersed in our core values of inclusiveness, social justice, experiential learning, and socially engaged, global citizenship.  

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Management
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Programs: Ph.D. Organizational Leadership
  • Degrees: Doctorate
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More Illinois Manager Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Augustana College Rock Island Bachelor 2,537
Aurora University Aurora Doctorate 3,946
Bradley University Peoria Doctorate 6,053
Carl Sandburg College Galesburg Associate 2,693
Chicago State University Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 6,810
City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Chicago Associate 8,633
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College Chicago Associate 11,354
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College Chicago Associate 4,078
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College Chicago Associate 9,679
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College Chicago Associate 10,993
College of DuPage Glen Ellyn Associate 25,768
Concordia University River Forest River Forest Doctorate 4,126
Danville Area Community College Danville Associate 2,832
DePaul University Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 23,401
Dominican University River Forest Masters 3,338
East-West University Chicago Bachelor 1,144
Eastern Illinois University Charleston Masters 12,179
Elgin Community College Elgin Associate 9,613
Elmhurst College Elmhurst Masters 3,184
Eureka College Eureka Bachelor 672
Governors State University University Park Doctorate 5,692
Greenville College Greenville Masters 1,528
Harper College Palatine Associate 15,156
Highland Community College Freeport Freeport Associate 2,049
Illinois Central College East Peoria Associate 11,804
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College Robinson Associate 1,445
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 7,277
Illinois State University Normal Doctorate 20,274
Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby Associate 4,103
John A Logan College Carterville Associate 7,559
John Wood Community College Quincy Associate 2,417
Judson University Elgin Masters 1,236
Kankakee Community College Kankakee Associate 3,591
Kishwaukee College Malta Associate 4,466
Lake Land College Mattoon Associate 7,177
Lewis University Romeoville Doctorate 5,347
Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey Associate 7,875
Lincoln Christian College and Seminary Lincoln Doctorate & First Professional 1,055
Lincoln College Lincoln Bachelor 1,266
Lincoln Land Community College Springfield Associate 6,655
Loyola University Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 15,545
MacCormac College Chicago Associate 171
MacMurray College Jacksonville Bachelor 648
McHenry County College Crystal Lake Associate 5,274
McKendree University Lebanon Masters 3,312
Midstate College Peoria Bachelor 641
Millikin University Decatur Masters 2,376
Monmouth College Monmouth Bachelor 1,343
Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills Associate 15,859
Morton College Cicero Associate 5,057
National-Louis University Chicago Doctorate 7,405
North Central College Naperville Masters 2,559
Northeastern Illinois University Chicago Masters 12,814
Northern Illinois University Dekalb Doctorate & First Professional 25,254
Northwestern University Evanston Doctorate & First Professional 19,005
Oakton Community College Des Plaines Associate 10,805
Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais Doctorate 4,636
Parkland College Champaign Associate 9,407
Quincy University Quincy Masters 1,323
Richland Community College Decatur Associate 3,274
Rock Valley College Rockford Associate 7,923
Rockford College Rockford Masters 1,566
Roosevelt University Chicago Doctorate 7,163
Saint Augustine College Chicago Chicago Bachelor 1,289
Saint Xavier University Chicago Masters 5,675
Sauk Valley Community College Dixon Associate 2,700
Shawnee Community College Ullin Associate 2,176
Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg Associate 2,606
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale Doctorate & First Professional 20,983
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville Masters & First Professional 13,398
Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Associate 13,713
Spoon River College Canton Associate 2,139
Triton College River Grove Associate 15,658
University of Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 14,538
University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 25,747
University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield Doctorate 4,855
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign Doctorate & First Professional 42,326
University of St Francis Joliet Masters 3,503
Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove Associate 8,731
Western Illinois University Macomb Doctorate 13,331

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for 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:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Managers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 0 $73300 0
Champaign 680 $71540 2.52
Urbana 680 $71540 2.52
Danville 110 $64470 1.49
Decatur 140 $84260 1.05
Peoria 0 $88720 0
Rockford 470 $71980 1.16
Kankakee 190 $96690 1.59
Springfield 720 $91780 2.46
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