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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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  • Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
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At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.

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  • M.B.A.: Strategic Human Resource Management
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  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Analytics and Mangement
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At American University, our smart, passionate and engaged students and faculty focus their knowledge to create meaningful change. Our strengths in international service and public affairs inspire our sense of social responsibility and a dedication to cultural and intellectual diversity. We’re defined by our global perspective, practical idealism and a dedication to public service.

 

American University is a private, college-centered research university located in the nation’s capital. It was chartered by the United States Congress in 1893 to build public service, and is now home to a prestigious faculty, guest speakers and visiting world leaders who are influential practitioners and prominent thought leaders.

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  • MS Organizational Leadership - Human Resources Management
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  • Bachelors in Human Resource Management
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  • BS in Business Administration - Human Resources Emphasis
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  • Business Administration - Human Resource Management (BS) (Online)
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  • Master of Science in Human Resources
  • MBA - Human Resources
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More Illinois Employment Specialist Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Galesburg
Associate
2,693
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
7,277
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Elgin
Masters
1,236
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Godfrey
Associate
7,875
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Lebanon
Masters
3,312
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Chicago
Doctorate
7,405
Naperville
Masters
2,559
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Bourbonnais
Doctorate
4,636
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Masters
5,675
River Grove
Associate
15,658
Joliet
Masters
3,503
Macomb
Doctorate
13,331

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Employment 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:
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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale-Marion 140 $46,590
Champaign-Urbana N/A $56,580
Danville 90 $56,830
Decatur 80 $61,180
Bloomington 400 $63,730
Kankakee 90 $51,120
Peoria 550 $60,280
Rockford 350 $55,780
Springfield 480 $61,050

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