Chemistry Schools In Illinois

Chemistry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 46 accredited chemistry schools in Illinois. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry training in Illinois, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry
  • Masters degree in Chemistry
  • PhD degree in Chemistry


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Rock Island

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

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  2. Blackburn College

    700 College Ave, Carlinville, Illinois 62626

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  3. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  4. Chicago State University

    9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60628-1598

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  5. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  7. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  9. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  10. Eureka College

    300 E. College Ave., Eureka, Illinois 61530

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  11. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  12. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  13. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  15. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  16. Illinois Wesleyan University

    1312 N Park St, Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900

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  17. Illinois College

    1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299

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  18. Illinois Institute of Technology

    3300 S Federal St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Judson University

    1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498

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  21. Knox College

    2 E South St, Galesburg, Illinois 61401-9999

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  22. Lake Forest College

    555 N Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045-2399

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  23. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  24. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. McKendree University

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

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  26. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  27. Monmouth College

    700 E Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois 61462-1998

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  28. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  29. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  30. Northern Illinois University

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

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. Northeastern Illinois University

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

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  33. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  34. Principia College

    1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, Illinois 62028-9799

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  35. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  36. Rockford College

    5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2311

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  37. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  38. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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  39. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  40. University of Illinois at Springfield

    One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407

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  41. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  43. Trinity Christian College

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

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  44. Trinity International University in Deerfield

    2065 Half Day Rd, Deerfield, Illinois 60015-1283

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  45. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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  46. Wheaton College in Wheaton

    501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593

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Cities

  1. Chemistry Schools in Chicago, IL10 Schools
  2. Chemistry Schools in River Forest, IL2 Schools
  3. Chemistry Schools in Elmhurst, IL1 Schools
  4. Chemistry Schools in Peoria, IL1 Schools
  5. Chemistry Schools in Wheaton, IL1 Schools
  6. Chemistry Schools in Bloomington, IL1 Schools
  7. Chemistry Schools in Evanston, IL1 Schools
  8. Chemistry Schools in Normal, IL1 Schools
  9. Chemistry Schools in Champaign, IL1 Schools
  10. Chemistry Schools in Romeoville, IL1 Schools
  11. Chemistry Schools in Charleston, IL1 Schools
  12. Chemistry Schools in Palos Heights, IL1 Schools
  13. Chemistry Schools in Edwardsville, IL1 Schools
  14. Chemistry Schools in Lisle, IL1 Schools
  15. Chemistry Schools in Elsah, IL1 Schools
  16. Chemistry Schools in Naperville, IL1 Schools
  17. Chemistry Schools in Greenville, IL1 Schools
  18. Chemistry Schools in Lebanon, IL1 Schools
  19. Chemistry Schools in Bourbonnais, IL1 Schools
  20. Chemistry Schools in Quincy, IL1 Schools
  21. Chemistry Schools in Rockford, IL1 Schools
  22. Chemistry Schools in Decatur, IL1 Schools
  23. Chemistry Schools in Rock Island, IL1 Schools
  24. Chemistry Schools in Carlinville, IL1 Schools
  25. Chemistry Schools in Deerfield, IL1 Schools
  26. Chemistry Schools in Galesburg, IL1 Schools
  27. Chemistry Schools in Jacksonville, IL1 Schools
  28. Chemistry Schools in Lake Forest, IL1 Schools
  29. Chemistry Schools in Macomb, IL1 Schools
  30. Chemistry Schools in Springfield, IL1 Schools
  31. Chemistry Schools in Dekalb, IL1 Schools
  32. Chemistry Schools in Monmouth, IL1 Schools
  33. Chemistry Schools in Carbondale, IL1 Schools
  34. Chemistry Schools in Elgin, IL1 Schools
  35. Chemistry Schools in Eureka, IL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Illinois 8,650
National 212,310

Of all of the chemistry professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Illinois

8,680 7,220 7,890 6,330 8,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Chemistry is a shrinking field in Illinois. 30 less chemistry professionals were working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 0%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of chemistry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$49,050 $50,610 $53,200 $52,152 $53,248
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by chemistry professionals is increasing in Illinois. In 2006 chemistry professionals made a mean salary of $49,050 per year, and in 2010 they made $53,248 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$31,450
25th percentile
$39,910
50th percentile
$51,105
75th percentile
$64,798
90th percentile
$78,658

Thus, chemistry professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of chemistry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid chemistry professionals earning 150% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Illinois state.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Illinois

Biochemistry
$69,047
Biology
$66,303
Chemistry
$53,248
Physics
$130,880

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
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bachelor
49
master
18
doctor
9
Certificate
0
Total76

The number of students graduating from the 46 accredited chemistry schools in Illinois is increasing. In Illinois, there were 723 graduates in 2006. And there were 814 graduates from chemistry courses in 2010.

This represents a 13% increase in the number of chemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Illinois state. A majority of these graduates, or 64%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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