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Fast Facts for Preschool Teachers in Illinois

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

Salaries for Preschool Teachers in Illinois

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

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More Illinois Preschool Teacher Training 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
Normal
Doctorate
21,039
Chicago
Doctorate
16,422
Charleston
Masters
7,415
Chicago
Masters
3,896
Chicago
Doctorate
3,043

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Preschool Teachers

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:
Preschool Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Preschool Teachers 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
Kankakee190 $24,700
Peoria610 $35,000
Rockford480 $43,490
Springfield570 $29,420
Carbondale-Marion100 $25,620
Champaign-Urbana400 $29,770
Decatur150 $28,290
Bloomington290 $27,680

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