Elementary Education Schools In Illinois

In Illinois, there are 46 accredited schools where elementary education classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in elementary education in the state of Illinois, which encompasses elementary education training at the following levels:

  • Elementary Education Certificate
  • Associates degree in Elementary Education
  • Bachelors degree in Elementary Education
  • Masters degree in Elementary Education
  • PhD degree in Elementary Education


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. Blackburn College

    700 College Ave, Carlinville, Illinois 62626

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  4. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  5. Chicago State University

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

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  6. Columbia College Chicago

    600 South Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996

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  7. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  8. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

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  9. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  10. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  11. Eureka College

    300 E. College Ave., Eureka, Illinois 61530

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  12. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  13. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  14. Hebrew Theological College

    7135 N Carpenter Rd, Skokie, Illinois 60077

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  15. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

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  16. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  17. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  18. Illinois Wesleyan University

    1312 N Park St, Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900

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  19. Illinois College

    1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299

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  20. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

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  21. Judson University

    1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498

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  22. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  23. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

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  24. MacMurray College

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

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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. National-Louis University

    122 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

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  29. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  30. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  31. Northern Illinois University

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

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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. University of St Francis

    500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188

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  39. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  40. Springfield College in Illinois

    1500 North Fifth Street, Springfield, Illinois 62702-2694

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  41. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

Illinois 109,240
National 2,108,120

Of all of the elementary education professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In Illinois

113,790 113,430 96,280 112,500 109,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, elementary education is a shrinking field. There were 4,550 less elementary education professionals working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of elementary education has shrunk by 4% in Illinois. This is faster than the trend for elementary education professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of elementary education professionals has shrunk by 0% between 2006 and 2010.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$58,800 $61,738 $65,348 $64,630 $66,240
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of elementary education professionals is declining, the salaries paid to elementary education professionals are increasing in Illinois. Elementary education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $58,800 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $66,240 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$37,830
25th percentile
$48,052
50th percentile
$61,598
75th percentile
$80,782
90th percentile
$101,772

Thus, elementary education professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Illinois state, within the field of elementary education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid elementary education professionals earn 169% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Illinois

Early Childhood Education
$48,010
Educational Leadership
$83,515
Elementary Education
$66,240
Special Education
$58,837
Teaching
$62,990
Visual Communications
$51,398

In Illinois, elementary education professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
1
bachelor
44
master
19
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total68

The number of students graduating from the 46 accredited elementary education schools in Illinois is decreasing. In Illinois, there were 4,272 graduates in 2006. And there were 3,792 graduates from elementary education courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 11% percent decrease in the number of elementary education school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. Most of these graduates, or 65%, earned an bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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