Accounting Schools In Illinois

Accounting classes faculty can choose to work at one of 102 accredited accounting schools in Illinois. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the state of Illinois, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting
  • PhD degree in Accounting


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Rock Island

    639 38th St, Rock Island, Illinois 61201-2296

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  2. Aurora University

    347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892

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  3. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  4. Black Hawk College

    6600-34th Avenue, Moline, Illinois 61265-5899

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  5. Blackburn College

    700 College Ave, Carlinville, Illinois 62626

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  6. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  7. Carl Sandburg College

    2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Illinois 61401

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  8. City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College

    6301 S Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60621-2709

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  9. City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

    10001 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1696

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  10. City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College

    1145 W Wilson Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60640-6063

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  11. City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College

    7500 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60652-1299

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  12. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

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  13. City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

    4300 N Narragansett, Chicago, Illinois 60634-1500

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  14. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  15. Danville Area Community College

    2000 E Main St, Danville, Illinois 61832-5118

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  16. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

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  17. DeVry University-Illinois

    3300 N Campbell Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618-5994

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  18. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  19. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  20. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  21. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  22. Eureka College

    300 E. College Ave., Eureka, Illinois 61530

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  23. Fox College Inc

    6640 S. Cicero, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638

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  24. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  25. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  26. Hebrew Theological College

    7135 N Carpenter Rd, Skokie, Illinois 60077

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  27. Highland Community College in Freeport

    2998 W Pearl City Rd, Freeport, Illinois 61032-9341

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  28. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

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  29. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  30. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  31. Illinois Wesleyan University

    1312 N Park St, Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900

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  32. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  33. Illinois College

    1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299

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  34. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College

    305 N West Street, Olney, Illinois 62450

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  35. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Illinois Valley Community College

    815 N Orlando Smith Ave, Oglesby, Illinois 61348-9692

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  37. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  38. John Wood Community College

    1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736

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  39. Joliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

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  40. Judson University

    1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498

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  41. Kaskaskia College

    27210 College Rd, Centralia, Illinois 62801

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  42. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  43. Lake Land College

    5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938

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  44. Lewis and Clark Community College

    5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, Illinois 62035

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  45. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  46. Lincoln Land Community College

    5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9256

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  47. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

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  48. MacCormac College

    29 E. Madison, Chicago, Illinois 60602-4405

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  49. MacMurray College

    447 E. College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2590

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  50. McHenry County College

    8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012-2761

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  51. McKendree University

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

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  52. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  53. Monmouth College

    700 E Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois 61462-1998

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  54. Moraine Valley Community College

    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

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  55. Morton College

    3801 S Central Ave, Cicero, Illinois 60804-4398

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  56. National-Louis University

    122 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

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  57. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  58. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  59. Northern Illinois University

    1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828

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  60. Northwestern College in Chicago

    4829 North Lipps Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60630

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  61. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

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  62. Northeastern Illinois University

    5500 N Saint Louis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4699

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  63. Oakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

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  64. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  65. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  66. Prairie State College

    202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411-8226

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  67. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  68. Richland Community College

    One College Pk, Decatur, Illinois 62521-8512

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  69. Robert Morris University Illinois

    401 S State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605

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  70. Rock Valley College

    3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61114-5699

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  71. Rockford College

    5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2311

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  72. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  73. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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  74. University of St Francis

    500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188

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  75. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  76. University of Illinois at Springfield

    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

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  77. Sauk Valley Community College

    173 Illinois Rt 2, Dixon, Illinois 61021

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  78. Shawnee Community College

    8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Illinois 62992

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  79. Saint Augustine College

    1333-45 W Argyle, Chicago, Illinois 60640-3593

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  80. Southeastern Illinois College

    3575 College Road, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946

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  81. Spoon River College

    23235 North County 22, Canton, Illinois 61520-8622

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  82. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  83. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  84. Taylor Business Institute

    318 West Adams Street, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60606

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  85. South Suburban College

    15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois 60473-1200

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  86. Trinity Christian College

    6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, Illinois 60463-0929

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  87. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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  88. Waubonsee Community College

    Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554-0901

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  89. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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  90. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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  91. Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus

    7725 South Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview, Illinois 60455

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  92. Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities

    1527 47th Ave, Moline, Illinois 61265

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  93. Heartland Community College

    1500 West Raab Road, Normal, Illinois 61761-9446

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  94. Zarem Golde ORT Technical Institute

    5440 Fargo Avenue, Skokie, Illinois 60077

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  95. BIR Training Center

    3601 W Devon Ste 210, Chicago, Illinois 60659

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  96. Everest College-North Aurora

    150 S Lincolnway #100, North Aurora, Illinois 60542

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  97. Rasmussen College-Illinois

    6000 East State Street, Fourth Floor, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2513

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  98. Ellis University

    111 N Canal St Ste 380, Chicago, Illinois 60606

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  99. SOLEX College

    350 E Dundee Rd Ste 200, Wheeling, Illinois 60090-3104

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Cities

  1. Accounting Schools in Chicago, IL23 Schools
  2. Accounting Schools in Rockford, IL3 Schools
  3. Accounting Schools in Moline, IL2 Schools
  4. Accounting Schools in Skokie, IL2 Schools
  5. Accounting Schools in Quincy, IL2 Schools
  6. Accounting Schools in Elgin, IL2 Schools
  7. Accounting Schools in Decatur, IL2 Schools
  8. Accounting Schools in Peoria, IL2 Schools
  9. Accounting Schools in Jacksonville, IL2 Schools
  10. Accounting Schools in Springfield, IL2 Schools
  11. Accounting Schools in Normal, IL2 Schools
  12. Accounting Schools in River Forest, IL2 Schools
  13. Accounting Schools in Champaign, IL2 Schools
  14. Accounting Schools in Joliet, IL2 Schools
  15. Accounting Schools in Des Plaines, IL1 Schools
  16. Accounting Schools in Bridgeview, IL1 Schools
  17. Accounting Schools in Godfrey, IL1 Schools
  18. Accounting Schools in Grayslake, IL1 Schools
  19. Accounting Schools in Palos Heights, IL1 Schools
  20. Accounting Schools in Oglesby, IL1 Schools
  21. Accounting Schools in Belleville, IL1 Schools
  22. Accounting Schools in Palatine, IL1 Schools
  23. Accounting Schools in Palos Hills, IL1 Schools
  24. Accounting Schools in Galesburg, IL1 Schools
  25. Accounting Schools in Greenville, IL1 Schools
  26. Accounting Schools in South Holland, IL1 Schools
  27. Accounting Schools in Macomb, IL1 Schools
  28. Accounting Schools in Lebanon, IL1 Schools
  29. Accounting Schools in Wheeling, IL1 Schools
  30. Accounting Schools in Aurora, IL1 Schools
  31. Accounting Schools in Monmouth, IL1 Schools
  32. Accounting Schools in Dekalb, IL1 Schools
  33. Accounting Schools in Lisle, IL1 Schools
  34. Accounting Schools in Canton, IL1 Schools
  35. Accounting Schools in Olney, IL1 Schools
  36. Accounting Schools in Naperville, IL1 Schools
  37. Accounting Schools in Eureka, IL1 Schools
  38. Accounting Schools in Elmhurst, IL1 Schools
  39. Accounting Schools in North Aurora, IL1 Schools
  40. Accounting Schools in Carlinville, IL1 Schools
  41. Accounting Schools in Glen Ellyn, IL1 Schools
  42. Accounting Schools in Sugar Grove, IL1 Schools
  43. Accounting Schools in East Peoria, IL1 Schools
  44. Accounting Schools in River Grove, IL1 Schools
  45. Accounting Schools in Bloomington, IL1 Schools
  46. Accounting Schools in Evanston, IL1 Schools
  47. Accounting Schools in Cicero, IL1 Schools
  48. Accounting Schools in Ullin, IL1 Schools
  49. Accounting Schools in Bourbonnais, IL1 Schools
  50. Accounting Schools in Centralia, IL1 Schools
  51. Accounting Schools in Calumet City, IL1 Schools
  52. Accounting Schools in Dixon, IL1 Schools
  53. Accounting Schools in Danville, IL1 Schools
  54. Accounting Schools in Carbondale, IL1 Schools
  55. Accounting Schools in Chicago Heights, IL1 Schools
  56. Accounting Schools in Freeport, IL1 Schools
  57. Accounting Schools in Charleston, IL1 Schools
  58. Accounting Schools in Carterville, IL1 Schools
  59. Accounting Schools in Mattoon, IL1 Schools
  60. Accounting Schools in Harrisburg, IL1 Schools
  61. Accounting Schools in Crystal Lake, IL1 Schools
  62. Accounting Schools in Romeoville, IL1 Schools
  63. Accounting Schools in Rock Island, IL1 Schools
  64. Accounting Schools in Edwardsville, IL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Accounting Employment

Illinois 132,460
National 3,526,740

Approximately 4% of the country's accounting professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Illinois

171,170 161,420 158,230 142,870 132,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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The number of accounting professionals is shrinking in Illinois. 38,710 less accounting professionals were working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of accounting has shrunk by 23% in Illinois. This decline is faster than the national trend for accounting professionals which shows a 7% decrease in the number of accounting professionals working around the nation.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$44,820 $47,120 $47,373 $46,987 $47,363
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of accounting professionals is declining, the salaries earned by accounting professionals are increasing. The mean salary for accounting professionals in 2006 was $44,820 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $47,363 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$29,278
25th percentile
$36,147
50th percentile
$44,702
75th percentile
$55,893
90th percentile
$68,718

This represents a 5% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 135% pay differential between the highest paid accounting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of accounting in Illinois.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Illinois

Accounting
$47,363
Business
$90,841
Business Administration
$86,937
Finance
$79,477
Forensic Accounting
$72,010
Small Business
$112,950

Accounting professionals in Illinois earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
49
bachelor
46
master
19
doctor
2
Certificate
66
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As the number of accounting professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 102 accredited accounting schools in Illinois state is increasing. In Illinois, there were 4,425 graduates in 2006. And there were 4,429 graduates from accounting courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of accounting school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 0%. A majority of these graduates, or 36%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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