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Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Illinois

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

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Illinois

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

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More Illinois Mental Health Counseling 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
549
Chicago
Associate
8,633
Chicago
Associate
6,140
Chicago
Associate
10,993
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
Elgin
Associate
9,613
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Fairfield
Associate
2,102
Oglesby
Associate
4,103
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Chicago
Doctorate
7,405
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Bachelor
1,289
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Ullin
Associate
2,176
South Holland
Associate
6,260
Harrisburg
Associate
2,606
River Grove
Associate
15,658
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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:
Mental Health Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mental Health Counselors 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 N/A $34,780
Peoria 280 $36,590
Rockford 70 $43,770
Kankakee 60 $41,240
Springfield 90 $35,620

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