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Fast Facts for Photographers in Illinois

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

Salaries for Photographers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Chicago

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More Illinois Photography 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
Total Enrollment
Champaign
Doctorate
48,216
Chicago
Doctorate
30,539
Glen Ellyn
Associates
26,165
Palatine
Associates
13,749
River Grove
Associates
10,672
Sugar Grove
Associates
9,518
Des Plaines
Associates
8,907
Chicago
Masters
7,312
Champaign
Associates
7,159
Godfrey
Associates
7,000
Crystal Lake
Associates
6,843
Peoria
Doctorate
5,844
Chicago Heights
Associates
4,403
River Forest
Doctorate
3,127
Dixon
Associates
1,754
Elgin
Doctorate
1,283
Chicago
Bachelors
314
Chicago
Bachelors
260

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Photographers

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:
Photographers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Photographers 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
Champaign-Urbana30 $38,160
Peoria70 $33,390
Rockford110 $26,130

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