Marketing in Illinois

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Schools Offering Marketing Programs in Illinois


Around 0.5% of Illinois's graduates graduate from marketing degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,951 marketing professionals graduate from Illinois' 44 marketing schools.

Top Schools

Northwestern University, which is located in Evanston, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a marketing program. It received a ranking of 7th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated 110 students from its marketing program. Northwestern University charged in-state students $40,223 in tuition fees per year.

Loyola University Chicago, which is located in Chicago, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a marketing program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. 90 students graduated with degree in marketing from Loyola University Chicago in 2010. Loyola University Chicago charged in-state students $32,114 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Illinois with a marketing 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 90 students from its marketing programs. Tuition at University of Illinois at Chicago was $12,053 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Illinois' marketing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $16,964 per year, though tuition can range from $40,223 per year to $2,194 per year. In 2010, the following Illinois marketing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  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 marketing schools in Illinois that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Elgin Community College - located in Elgin, students are charged $2,194 per year
  2. Oakton Community College - located in Des Plaines, students are charged $2,750 per year
  3. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College - located in Chicago, students are charged $3,010 per year

A marketing degree from an Illinois school... what next?

In Illinois, the largest numbers of marketing professional work in the following counties:

  1. Cook County - 18,570 marketing professionals
  2. Lake County - 2,630 marketing professionals
  3. Marshall County - 520 marketing professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 30,790 marketing professionals will be working in Illinois state. This would require the number of marketing professionals to grow by 10%.

Salary

On average, marketing professionals earn $109,565 per year. In 2010, however, some Illinois marketing professional earned as little as less than $24,280 per year or as much as more than $164,100 per year. The counties in Illinois with the highest average salary for marketing professionals are:

  1. Cook County - $113,320 per year
  2. Lake County - $110,485 per year
  3. Kankakee County - $97,255 per year

On average, marketing professionals earn the least in the following Illinois counties:

  1. Menard County - $76,695 per year
  2. Bureau County - $77,195 per year
  3. Macon County - $82,690 per year

On average, the highest paid marketing professionals in Illinois were:

  1. Marketing Manager - $113,220 per year
  2. Sales And Marketing Vice President - $105,910 per year

On average, the lowest paid marketing professionals in Illinois were:

  1. Marketing Manager - $113,220 per year
  2. Sales And Marketing Vice President - $105,910 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in marketing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as international business or fashion marketing.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Marketing in Illinois
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing in Illinois
  • Master's Degree in Marketing in Illinois
  • Doctoral Degree in Marketing in Illinois
  • Certificate in Marketing in Illinois

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Sales Managers 17,060 $105,910 2.8%
2
Marketing Managers 8,770 $113,220 5.5%
 

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