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Fast Facts for Reporters in Illinois

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

Salaries for Reporters in Illinois

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

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More Illinois Reporting Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Aurora
Doctorate
3,946
Carlinville
Bachelor
617
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
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
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
7,277
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Lake Forest
Masters
1,456
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Jacksonville
Bachelor
648
Lebanon
Masters
3,312
Decatur
Masters
2,376
Naperville
Masters
2,559
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Quincy
Masters
1,323
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Palos Heights
Bachelor
1,367
Deerfield
Doctorate & First Professional
2,783
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Springfield
Doctorate
4,855
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326
Macomb
Doctorate
13,331
Wheaton
Doctorate
2,895

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Reporters

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:
Reporters

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Reporters 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
Peoria 40 $28,530
Rockford 30 $33,310
Springfield 40 $35,050

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