Business Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago has 33 schools where business faculty can find employment. The trends in Chicago's business academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes business training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Business Employment

Chicago 139,940
Illinois 209,180

Of the 209,180 business professionals employed in Illinois, 139,940 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of business professionals in Chicago has grown by 4%. As the number of business professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Business employment growth

187,770 193,870 198,290 203,690 209,180
134,280 134,300 138,400 139,170 139,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Business VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$90,772 $93,377 $96,838 $95,758 $94,219
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Business in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

Salaries for business professionals in Chicago have increased. Chicago business professionals made $94,219 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for business professionals in Chicago was $90,772 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Business professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$45,520
25th percentile
$62,187
50th percentile
$75,044
75th percentile
$103,001
90th percentile
$114,265

Business professionals make a median salary of $75,044 per year in Chicago. The 10% of business professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $45,520 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $114,265 per year.

Average Salaries for Business professionals and related professions in Chicago

Hospitality
$34,014
Human Resources
$40,650
Accounting
$48,728
Restaurant Management
$52,890
Fashion Merchandising
$56,740
Hotel Management
$57,900
Property Management
$60,480
Fashion Marketing
$73,385
Forensic Accounting
$74,660
Advertising
$75,070
Risk Management
$75,330
Finance
$82,754
Project Management
$82,867
Management
$84,354
Public Relations
$91,140
Business
$94,219
Marketing
$94,313
Business Administration
$95,005
Sports Management
$99,430
International Business
$100,880
Business Management
$108,390
Small Business
$120,660

On average business professional salaries in Chicago are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Business schools in Chicago

33

There are 33 accredited business schools in the city. Many of Chicago's business professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Business Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
29
bachelor
69
master
61
doctor
4
Certificate
33
Total196

Chicago's business schools offer 196 business degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Business Degrees In Chicago

associate
590
bachelor
4,426
master
4,454
doctor
37
Certificate
274
Total9,781

Approximately 9,781 students completed business courses in 2010.

Business Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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