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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Illinois


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Illinois receive electrician training certificates every year. Thus, Illinois' 22 electrician schools put out approximately 482 electricians each year.

Top Schools

Everest College-North Aurora, which is located in North Aurora, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Everest College-North Aurora graduated 4 students from its electrician program.

Coyne College, which is located in Chicago, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a electrician program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Coyne College graduated 229 students from its electrician program.

The third-ranked school in Illinois that has a electrician program is Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Fairfield. 23 students graduated with certificate in electrician from Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll in 2010. The tuition rate at Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll was $2,772 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Illinois' electrician schools ranges from $4,128 per year to $2,348 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,648 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Illinois electrician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. College of DuPage - located in Glen Ellyn, students are charged $4,128 per year
  2. John Wood Community College - located in Quincy, students are charged $3,810 per year
  3. Heartland Community College - located in Normal, students are charged $3,450 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Illinois electrician schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Prairie State College - located in Chicago Heights, students are charged $2,348 per year
  2. Waubonsee Community College - located in Sugar Grove, students are charged $2,352 per year
  3. Rock Valley College - located in Rockford, students are charged $2,400 per year

An electrician certificate from an Illinois school... what next?

Most people who graduate from electrician school in Illinois go on to work as an electrician. Illinois had 22,940 electricians in 2010. The Illinois counties with the largest populations of electricians are:

  1. Cook County - 14,810 electricians
  2. Marshall County - 1,120 electricians
  3. Lake County - 1,040 electricians

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of electricians in the state of Illinois will grow to 29,200. This would require a 6% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, an electrician earns a salary of $68,430 per year in Illinois state. In 2010, however, some Illinois electricians earned as little as less than $18,390 per year or as much as more than $95,440 per year. An electrician in the following Illinois counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cook County - $73,480 per year
  2. Champaign County - $68,640 per year
  3. Menard County - $65,590 per year

The following counties in Illinois have the lowest average salaries for electricians:

  1. Boone County - $45,030 per year
  2. Adams County - $46,900 per year
  3. Macon County - $49,010 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in electrician training. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as automotive or HVAC.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Electrician Training in Illinois
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Illinois

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,125 miles from location College of DuPage Glen Ellyn IL 13.8242 n/a 27,083
6,123 miles from location College of Lake County Grayslake IL 13.4699 n/a 18,092
6,130 miles from location Joliet Junior College Joliet IL 10.654 n/a 15,288
6,221 miles from location Southwestern Illinois College Belleville IL 13.7244 n/a 14,440
6,146 miles from location Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove IL 14.036 n/a 10,532
6,107 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College Chicago IL 7.92862 n/a 9,991
6,134 miles from location Parkland College Champaign IL 15.5147 n/a 9,633
6,173 miles from location Rock Valley College Rockford IL 14.228 n/a 8,659
6,235 miles from location Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey IL 11.0347 n/a 8,179
6,103 miles from location City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College Chicago IL 7.01976 n/a 7,180
6,248 miles from location Black Hawk College Moline IL 12.4029 n/a 6,267
6,102 miles from location Prairie State College Chicago Heights IL 9.7858 n/a 5,854
6,173 miles from location Heartland Community College Normal IL 13.4655 n/a 5,266
6,167 miles from location Kishwaukee College Malta IL 13.1722 n/a 4,735
6,178 miles from location Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby IL 16.1917 n/a 4,529
6,170 miles from location Richland Community College Decatur IL 12.4452 n/a 3,595
6,098 miles from location Danville Area Community College Danville IL 12.2748 n/a 3,584
6,174 miles from location Shawnee Community College Ullin IL 14.0648 n/a 2,834
6,296 miles from location John Wood Community College Quincy IL 14.7388 n/a 2,757
6,138 miles from location Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Frontier Community Coll Fairfield IL 20.2739 n/a 2,009
6,104 miles from location Coyne College Chicago IL 21.426 n/a 938
6,139 miles from location Everest College-North Aurora North Aurora IL 28.3937 100% 609
 

Curious what studying Electrician gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Illinois

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Electricians + 22,940 $68,430 -14.7%
2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 4,920 $54,390 16.3%
3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 2,750 $69,100 -34.1%
4
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 1,780 $61,610 -24.3%
5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 780 $67,450 122.9%
 

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