Finance Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 10 finance schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in finance in the city of Chicago, which encompasses finance training at the following levels:

  • Finance Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Finance
  • Masters degree in Finance
  • PhD degree in Finance


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Finance Employment

Chicago 84,640
Illinois 113,830

Of the 113,830 finance professionals employed in Illinois, 84,640 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of finance professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 14%. Overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Finance employment growth

127,820 128,440 127,710 117,590 113,830
98,010 97,340 96,440 87,110 84,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Finance VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$74,872 $78,366 $81,636 $81,333 $82,754
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

Salaries for finance professionals in Chicago have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $82,754 per year was earned by finance professionals in Chicago. The average salary for finance professionals in Chicago was $74,872 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of finance professionals in Chicago is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$43,702
25th percentile
$55,663
50th percentile
$73,418
75th percentile
$99,274
90th percentile
$118,876

Finance professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $73,418. The 10% of finance professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,702 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $118,876 per year.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Chicago

Accounting
$48,728
Risk Management
$75,330
Finance
$82,754
Business
$94,219
Marketing
$94,313
Business Administration
$95,005
International Business
$100,880
Business Management
$108,390
Small Business
$120,660

Finance professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Finance schools in Chicago

10

Many of Chicago's finance professionals are graduates of one of the 10 accredited finance schools in the city.

Finance Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total21

There are a total of 21 degree and certificate programs in finance offered by Chicago's finance schools.

Student Completed Finance Degrees In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
868
master
588
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1,457

Approximately 1,457 students graduated from finance courses in 2010.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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