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Fast Facts for Preschool Teachers in Illinois

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

Salaries for Preschool Teachers in Illinois

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

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More Illinois Preschool 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
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
6,810
Chicago
Associate
8,633
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
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
Chicago
Masters
314
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
Greenville
Masters
1,528
Jacksonville
Bachelor
1,014
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Decatur
Masters
2,376
Chicago
Doctorate
7,405
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Bachelor
1,289
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Ullin
Associate
2,176
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Edwardsville
Masters & First Professional
13,398
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Preschool 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:
Preschool Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Preschool 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 280 $23,180
Carbondale 140 $24,050
Marion 140 $24,050
Champaign 270 $24,360
Urbana 270 $24,360
Danville 50 $22,450
Decatur 130 $22,870
Peoria 490 $28,180
Rockford 450 $35,860
Kankakee 90 $29,600
Springfield 520 $25,130

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