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Fast Facts for Employment Specialists in Illinois

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

Salaries for Employment Specialists in Illinois

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

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More Illinois Employment Specialist Training Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
Chicago
Doctorate
17,007
Chicago
Masters
8,103
Lisle
Doctorate
4,940
Chicago
Doctorate
4,329
Joliet
Doctorate
3,927
Carlinville
Bachelors
566

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Employment Specialists

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

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale-Marion140 $57,950
Bloomington470 $61,600
Danville90 $56,880
Rockford510 $51,970
Peoria590 $57,790
Kankakee110 $55,010
Champaign-Urbana340 $53,510
Decatur100 $61,520
Springfield520 $60,460

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