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Schools Offering Personal Training Programs in Illinois
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Elmhurst College, which was ranked 35th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a personal training program. It is located in Elmhurst. In 2010, Elmhurst College graduated no students from its personal training program. Elmhurst College charged in-state students $28,660 in tuition fees per year.
North Central College, which was ranked 35th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a personal training program. It is located in Naperville. 4 students graduated with degree in personal training from North Central College in 2010. The tuition rate at North Central College was $28,224 per year.
The third-ranked school in Illinois that has a personal training program is Millikin University. Millikin University, which was ranked 38th in the country in 2010, is located in Decatur. 5 students graduated with degree in personal training from Millikin University in 2010. Students at Millikin University paid $27,525 per year in tuition fees.
Tuition at Illinois' personal training schools ranges from $28,660 per year to $3,010 per year. But, the average tuition is $19,028 per year. In 2010, the following Illinois personal training schools had the highest tuition rates:
- Elmhurst College - located in Elmhurst, students are charged $28,660 per year
- North Central College - located in Naperville, students are charged $28,224 per year
- Millikin University - located in Decatur, students are charged $27,525 per year
The following Illinois personal training schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College - located in Chicago, students are charged $3,010 per year
- Eastern Illinois University - located in Charleston, students are charged $9,987 per year
- Western Illinois University - located in Macomb, students are charged $10,149 per year
A personal training degree from an Illinois school... what next?
Most people who graduate from personal training school in Illinois go on to work as a personal trainer. Illinois had 10,950 personal trainers in 2010. The Illinois counties with the largest populations of personal trainers are:
- Cook County - 8,080 personal trainers
- Lake County - 530 personal trainers
- Adams County - 300 personal trainers
The government projects that by 2018, the number of personal trainers in the state of Illinois will grow to 17,750. This would require a 30% growth in the profession.
A personal trainer in Illinois makes an average of $34,730 per year. However, this number is only an average. personal trainers in Illinois had varying salaries from $15,690 to $84,820 per year in 2010. On average a personal trainer earns the most in the following Illinois counties:
- Lake County - $51,470 per year
- McLean County - $40,190 per year
- Champaign County - $38,710 per year
The following counties in Illinois have the lowest average salaries for personal trainers:
- Macon County - $19,820 per year
- Edwards County - $20,250 per year
- Marshall County - $21,090 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Illinois statistics regarding a career in personal training. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as physical therapy assisting or physical therapy.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in Personal Training in Illinois
- Certificate in Personal Training in Illinois
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,131 miles from location||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||Champaign||IL||49.1299||41%||43,881|
|6,172 miles from location||Illinois State University||Normal||IL||37.9275||35%||21,184|
|6,182 miles from location||Southern Illinois University Carbondale||Carbondale||IL||29.5829||31%||20,350|
|6,261 miles from location||Western Illinois University||Macomb||IL||32.0587||31%||12,679|
|6,127 miles from location||Eastern Illinois University||Charleston||IL||31.7637||32%||11,966|
|6,105 miles from location||City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College||Chicago||IL||7.66409||n/a||8,718|
|6,125 miles from location||Lewis University||Romeoville||IL||29.2285||33%||5,847|
|6,112 miles from location||Concordia University||River Forest||IL||24.8943||25%||5,049|
|6,114 miles from location||Olivet Nazarene University||Bourbonnais||IL||28.6851||66%||4,666|
|6,140 miles from location||Aurora University||Aurora||IL||24.849||36%||4,355|
|6,119 miles from location||Elmhurst College||Elmhurst||IL||64.8476||30%||3,363|
|6,215 miles from location||McKendree University||Lebanon||IL||59.0764||34%||3,284|
|6,107 miles from location||North Park University||Chicago||IL||24.6829||35%||3,186|
|6,129 miles from location||North Central College||Naperville||IL||64.8467||29%||2,798|
|6,116 miles from location||Trinity International University||Deerfield||IL||23.8112||42%||2,730|
|6,170 miles from location||Millikin University||Decatur||IL||61.8731||28%||2,314|
|6,298 miles from location||Quincy University||Quincy||IL||21.8699||29%||1,845|
|6,187 miles from location||Eureka College||Eureka||IL||16.9805||19%||766|
Curious what studying Personal Training 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)|
|Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors +||10,950||$34,730||19.0%|
|Athletic Trainers +||690||$45,440||-40.5%|
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