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Fast Facts for School Administrators in Illinois

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

Salaries for School Administrators in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Kankakee and Rockford

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Programs
  • Educational Administration (EDD)
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Educational Technology Leadership
  • Ed.D. - Professional Leadership, Inquiry, and Transformation
  • Concordia pursues online learning with the same passion and commitment to excellence that has marked our 110-year history. Our online degrees provides the same high academic standards as our on-campus.
  • #1 in M.Ed Degrees awarded by a Non-Profit University with over 8,000 M.Ed degrees that have been awarded to Concordia Online Students (Based on 2013-2014 IPEDS data); #3 MBA Program in Oregon (2015).
  • Your diploma and transcript is exactly the same as what students receive from Concordia’s on-campus program and carries the same value as a traditional degree
  • Concordia offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and awards designed to make the cost of a quality liberal arts education more affordable. Military benefits are available to candidates who qualify.
  • Concordia offers outstanding student-focused support including technical support and student service teams to assist you from initial contact through graduation. 
  • Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Programs
  • Education Leadership & Administration - Bachelors
  • Education Leadership & Administration - Masters
  • Education, Technology & Online Learning - Bachelors
  • 100% Online Education Degrees - Ashford University
  • Break new ground in your education career with your BA or MA in Education.
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s & Associate's programs to prepare you for the invaluable role of guiding learners or shaping educational initiatives.
  • Help Build the World's Future. Apply today!
Programs
  • International Education - Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Educational Leadership - EdS
  • Instructional Leadership - Doctor of Education
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Higher Education : College Administration and Leadership
  • Master of Science in Higher Education : Student Affairs
  • Master of Science: Education
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
  •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership in with an Emphasis in K-12 Leadership
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Behavioral Health
  • Ed.D in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Organizational Development
  • Why Earn Your Degree from GCU?
  • Options: Choose from a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business, Nursing, Psychology, Education & more!
  • Convenience: Complete courses online, on campus, or a combination of both!
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  • Transfer Friendly: We will request your transcripts, evaluate your graduate coursework, and determine your anticipated graduation date within 24 hours.
  • Quality: Grand Canyon University was founded in 1949 and is regionally accredited. Learn more today!
Programs
  • MS in Higher Education - College Administration and Leadership
  • MS in Higher Education - Student Affairs
  • MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
  • 100% online degrees include Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Education, and more.
  • Programs are designed to help educators at every level sharpen their teaching skills.
  • All faculty are professionals in the field of education, with PhD or EdD qualifications.
  • Students and faculty are encouraged to engage in a collaborative learning environment that promotes personal and professional growth.
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design
  • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in E-Learning

GW's Graduate School of Education and Human Development offers online Graduate Education Master’s programs that prepare leaders like you for research, policy, and practice in the fields of teaching, leadership and administration and education technology.

Programs
  • PhD in Educational Leadership
  • Education Specialist in Educational Leadership
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership
  • Ranked in the top 25 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest for 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked in the Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Recognized by Colleges of Distinction on the 2014 Illinois and Catholic schools lists.
  • Offers more than 80 undergraduate programs and majors, and 25 graduate programs.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
  • Its main campus is in Romeoville, Illinois, with regional campuses in Chicago, Oak Brook, Tinley Park, Hickory Hills, and Shorewood.
Programs
  • Doctor of Education in Organizatonal Leadership - Higher Education Track
  • Master of Education in Higher Education
  • Doctor of Education in Organizatonal Leadership
  • Ranked among the top 20 Regional Universities in the West in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes Magazine in 2014.
  • More than 97% of tenure-track faculty holds a terminal degree in their field.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 15:1, and 47.5% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

More Illinois School Administrators Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Aurora
Doctorate
3,946
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
6,810
River Forest
Doctorate
4,126
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Charleston
Masters
12,179
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Chicago
Doctorate
7,405
Naperville
Masters
2,559
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Edwardsville
Masters & First Professional
13,398
Deerfield
Doctorate & First Professional
2,783
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Springfield
Doctorate
4,855
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326
Joliet
Masters
3,503
Macomb
Doctorate
13,331

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for School Administrators

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:
School Administrators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for School Administrators 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 90 $84,350
Champaign-Urbana 190 $85,740
Danville 70 $87,080
Decatur 110 $84,340
Bloomington 140 $89,890
Peoria 350 $86,860
Rockford N/A $93,660
Springfield 310 $92,270

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