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Fast Facts for Computer Support Specialists in Illinois

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

Salaries for Computer Support Specialists in Illinois

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

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More Illinois Computer Technician Training 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
Enrolled
Champaign
Doctorate
46,951
Chicago
Doctorate
29,120
Glen Ellyn
Associates
26,901
Addison
Doctorate
25,569
Chicago
Doctorate
23,110
Evanston
Doctorate
21,823
Normal
Doctorate
21,039
Chicago
Masters
19,340
Dekalb
Doctorate
19,015
Chicago
Doctorate
16,422
Carbondale
Doctorate
15,987
Chicago
Doctorate
15,775
Joliet
Associates
15,383
Palos Hills
Associates
15,021
Grayslake
Associates
14,768
Edwardsville
Doctorate
14,142
Palatine
Associates
14,142
River Grove
Associates
11,386
Macomb
Doctorate
10,373
Chicago
Associates
10,155
Schaumburg
Masters
10,091
Sugar Grove
Associates
10,081
Elgin
Associates
9,918
Chicago
Masters
9,538
Belleville
Associates
9,515
Des Plaines
Associates
9,443
East Peoria
Associates
9,290
Chicago
Associates
8,998
Chicago
Associates
8,486
Chicago
Masters
8,120
Chicago
Doctorate
7,730
Rockford
Associates
7,699
Champaign
Associates
7,569
Charleston
Masters
7,415
Chicago
Associates
7,407
Godfrey
Associates
7,272
Romeoville
Doctorate
6,544
Crystal Lake
Associates
6,371
Chicago
Associates
6,183
Lisle
Doctorate
5,892
University Park
Doctorate
5,819
Springfield
Associates
5,744
Aurora
Doctorate
5,643
Moline
Associates
5,613
River Forest
Doctorate
5,603
Peoria
Doctorate
5,598
Springfield
Doctorate
5,428
Normal
Associates
5,282
Mattoon
Associates
5,107
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,907
Chicago
Doctorate
4,700
Chicago
Doctorate
4,515
Chicago Heights
Associates
4,484
Carterville
Associates
4,424
Cicero
Associates
4,397
Mount Carmel
Associates
4,330
Chicago
Masters
3,896
Joliet
Doctorate
3,864
Malta
Associates
3,775
South Holland
Associates
3,703
Centralia
Associates
3,665
Chicago
Masters
3,601
Chicago
Doctorate
3,578
Chicago
Masters
3,569
River Forest
Doctorate
3,522
Chicago
Associates
3,472
Elmhurst
Masters
3,403
Oglesby
Associates
3,206
Kankakee
Associates
3,078
Chicago
Doctorate
3,043
Chicago
Associates
2,979
Naperville
Masters
2,949
Downers Grove
Doctorate
2,914
Lebanon
Doctorate
2,902
Wheaton
Doctorate
2,901
Decatur
Associates
2,839
Chicago
Masters
2,703
Danville
Associates
2,666
Rock Island
Bachelors
2,537
Chicago
Doctorate
2,503
Ina
Associates
2,489
North Chicago
Doctorate
2,163
Deerfield
Doctorate
2,114
Decatur
Doctorate
2,055
Quincy
Associates
1,968
Fairfield
Associates
1,952
Galesburg
Associates
1,927
Dixon
Associates
1,892
Freeport
Associates
1,857
Ullin
Associates
1,824
Harrisburg
Associates
1,820
Bloomington
Bachelors
1,771
Lake Forest
Masters
1,578
Rockford
Bachelors
1,576
Canton
Associates
1,560
Chicago
Bachelors
1,371
Chicago
Doctorate
1,363
Galesburg
Bachelors
1,359
Quincy
Masters
1,328
Elgin
Doctorate
1,298

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Computer Support Specialists

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:
Computer Support Specialists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Computer Support Specialists 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
Carbondale-Marion240 $45,620
Champaign-Urbana550 $48,720
Danville90 $46,090
Decatur120 $45,170
Bloomington590 $55,940
Kankakee110 $43,590
Peoria510 $44,100
Rockford340 $44,940
Springfield260 $42,370

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