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Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Illinois

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

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Illinois

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

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More Illinois Mental Health Counseling 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
Glen Ellyn
Associates
26,901
Dekalb
Doctorate
19,015
Palos Hills
Associates
15,021
Grayslake
Associates
14,768
River Grove
Associates
11,386
Chicago
Associates
10,155
Sugar Grove
Associates
10,081
Elgin
Associates
9,918
Chicago
Masters
9,538
Des Plaines
Associates
9,443
East Peoria
Associates
9,290
Chicago
Associates
8,486
Chicago
Doctorate
7,730
Rockford
Associates
7,699
Romeoville
Doctorate
6,544
Chicago
Associates
6,183
University Park
Doctorate
5,819
Peoria
Doctorate
5,598
Springfield
Doctorate
5,428
Chicago
Doctorate
4,700
Chicago
Doctorate
4,515
Joliet
Doctorate
3,864
South Holland
Associates
3,703
Chicago
Masters
3,601
Chicago
Doctorate
3,578
Chicago
Associates
3,472
Oglesby
Associates
3,206
Chicago
Doctorate
3,043
Danville
Associates
2,666
Ullin
Associates
1,824
Chicago
Bachelors
1,371
Chicago
Doctorate
1,099
Chicago
Doctorate
624
Schaumburg
Doctorate
222

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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:
Mental Health Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mental Health Counselors 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® 22.1 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
KankakeeN/A $
PeoriaN/A $
RockfordN/A $
SpringfieldN/A $
Champaign-UrbanaN/A $
BloomingtonN/A $

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