Information Systems in Illinois

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Schools Offering Information Systems Programs in Illinois


Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Illinois receive information systems degrees every year. Thus, Illinois' 70 information systems schools put out approximately 2,503 information systems professionals each year.

Top Schools

Northwestern University, which was ranked 7th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a information systems program. It is located in Evanston. 105 students graduated with a degree in information systems from Northwestern University in 2010. Students at Northwestern University paid $40,223 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Illinois with a information systems program is Loyola University Chicago, which is located in Chicago. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, Loyola University Chicago graduated 30 students from its information systems program. Students at Loyola University Chicago paid $32,114 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Illinois with a information systems program is University of Illinois at Chicago, which is located in Chicago. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. In 2010, University of Illinois at Chicago graduated 186 students from its information systems programs. The tuition rate at University of Illinois at Chicago was $12,053 per year.

Cost

Information systems schools in Illinois, charge students an average tuition of $14,689 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,223 per year, or as little as $2,352 per year. In 2010, the information systems schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Illinois were:

  1. Northwestern University - located in Evanston, students are charged $40,223 per year
  2. Illinois Institute of Technology - located in Chicago, students are charged $32,442 per year
  3. Loyola University Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $32,114 per year

The information systems schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Illinois were:

  1. Waubonsee Community College - located in Sugar Grove, students are charged $2,352 per year
  2. Rock Valley College - located in Rockford, students are charged $2,400 per year
  3. Rend Lake College - located in Ina, students are charged $2,550 per year

An information systems degree from an Illinois school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Illinois information systems professionals:

  1. Cook County - 10,270 information systems professionals
  2. Lake County - 1,120 information systems professionals
  3. Marshall County - 330 information systems professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of information systems professionals is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 14,890 information systems professionals working in the Illinois then.

Salary

On average, information systems professionals earn $113,720 per year. But, salaries for information systems professional can vary. In 2010, information systems professional made as little as less than $41,820 per year or as much as more than $153,270 per year in Illinois. On average information systems professional earn the most in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Lake County - $119,650 per year
  2. Cook County - $116,710 per year
  3. McLean County - $110,670 per year

Information systems professionals in the following counties in Illinois make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Adams County - $71,950 per year
  2. Clark County - $79,980 per year
  3. Edwards County - $82,290 per year

The information systems professionals with highest average salaries in Illinois were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $113,720 per year

The information systems professionals with lowest average salaries in Illinois were:

  1. Information Systems Manager - $113,720 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in information systems and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as computer networking or information technology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Information Systems in Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems in Illinois
  • Master's Degree in Information Systems in Illinois
  • Doctoral Degree in Information Systems in Illinois
  • Certificate in Information Systems in Illinois

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Computer and Information Systems Managers 13,490 $113,720 0.4%
 

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