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Fast Facts for Chief Executives in Illinois

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

Salaries for Chief Executives in Illinois

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

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More Illinois Chief Executive Officer Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Champaign
Doctorate
48,216
Chicago
Doctorate
30,539
Glen Ellyn
Associates
26,165
Chicago
Doctorate
22,769
Evanston
Doctorate
22,008
Normal
Doctorate
20,784
Dekalb
Doctorate
18,045
Chicago
Masters
16,964
Chicago
Doctorate
16,673
Chicago
Doctorate
16,227
Joliet
Associates
14,910
Palos Hills
Associates
14,620
Grayslake
Associates
14,590
Carbondale
Doctorate
14,554
Edwardsville
Doctorate
13,796
Palatine
Associates
13,749
River Grove
Associates
10,672
Chicago
Associates
10,227
Schaumburg
Masters
9,699
Elgin
Associates
9,599
Sugar Grove
Associates
9,518
Macomb
Doctorate
9,441
East Peoria
Associates
9,266
Chicago
Masters
8,984
Des Plaines
Associates
8,907
Chicago
Associates
8,869
Belleville
Associates
8,859
Chicago
Associates
8,186
Chicago
Associates
7,182
Chicago
Doctorate
7,164
Champaign
Associates
7,159
Charleston
Masters
7,030
Godfrey
Associates
7,000
Crystal Lake
Associates
6,843
Romeoville
Doctorate
6,506
Rockford
Associates
6,378
Springfield
Associates
6,259
Peoria
Doctorate
5,844
Aurora
Doctorate
5,833
River Forest
Doctorate
5,755
Normal
Associates
5,193
University Park
Doctorate
5,185
Lisle
Doctorate
5,100
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,986
Mattoon
Associates
4,965
Springfield
Doctorate
4,956
Moline
Associates
4,926
Chicago
Doctorate
4,918
Chicago
Doctorate
4,457
Chicago Heights
Associates
4,403
Cicero
Associates
4,387
Joliet
Doctorate
4,166
Carterville
Associates
3,933
South Holland
Associates
3,921
Chicago
Masters
3,715
Elmhurst
Masters
3,481
Malta
Associates
3,417
Chicago
Associates
3,395
Oglesby
Associates
3,241
River Forest
Doctorate
3,127
Centralia
Associates
3,107
Chicago
Doctorate
3,101
Kankakee
Associates
3,025
Naperville
Masters
2,965
Chicago
Doctorate
2,937
Chicago
Associates
2,882
Lebanon
Doctorate
2,676
Rock Island
Bachelors
2,647
Danville
Associates
2,645
Decatur
Associates
2,515
Chicago
Masters
2,307
Deerfield
Doctorate
2,161
Decatur
Doctorate
2,040
Galesburg
Associates
1,947
Quincy
Associates
1,896
Dixon
Associates
1,754
Freeport
Associates
1,678
Rockford
Bachelors
1,674
Harrisburg
Associates
1,655
Ullin
Associates
1,505
Canton
Associates
1,489
Elgin
Doctorate
1,283
Chicago
Doctorate
1,271
Rockford
Masters
1,262
Chicago
Bachelors
1,256
Greenville
Masters
1,235
Palos Heights
Masters
1,192
Olney
Associates
1,142
Lincoln
Bachelors
1,121
Quincy
Masters
1,067
Monmouth
Bachelors
1,033
Lincoln
Doctorate
789
Bridgeview
Associates
650
Eureka
Bachelors
614
Chicago
Doctorate
528
Jacksonville
Bachelors
521
Rockford
Associates
465
Elsah
Bachelors
455
Chicago
Bachelors
430
Lake Forest
Masters
370

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Chief Executives

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:
Chief Executives

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Champaign-Urbana250 $178,840
Danville60 $171,720
Decatur90 $165,260
Bloomington180 $251,820
Kankakee70 $197,590
Peoria330 $217,820
Rockford280 $205,100
Springfield250 $183,180

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