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Fast Facts for Pharmacists in Illinois

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

Salaries for Pharmacists in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Champaign, Decatur and Bloomington

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More Illinois Pharmacy 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
Chicago
Doctorate
29,120
Edwardsville
Doctorate
14,142
Chicago
Doctorate
7,730
Chicago
Doctorate
4,700
Chicago
Doctorate
3,578
Downers Grove
Doctorate
2,914
North Chicago
Doctorate
2,163

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Pharmacists

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:
Pharmacists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Pharmacists 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
Kankakee100 $118,400
Peoria280 $118,210
Rockford300 $119,550
SpringfieldN/A $131,240
Carbondale-Marion130 $128,550
Champaign-Urbana190 $122,180
Danville100 $116,760
Decatur90 $128,510
Bloomington150 $127,210

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