Health Science Schools In Illinois

There are 13 accredited health science schools in Illinois for faculty who teach health science classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in Illinois, and the future trends in health science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


Schools

  1. Chicago State University

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

    3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, Illinois 60064

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Knox College

    2 E South St, Galesburg, Illinois 61401-9999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

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

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Rush University

    600 S. Paulina St. STE 440, Chicago, Illinois 60612

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Wheaton College in Wheaton

    501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Health Science Employment

Illinois 343,541
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Illinois

254,770 238,320 258,550 321,560 231,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Science is a shrinking field in Illinois. In Illinois, 23,550 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Illinois, this field has shrunk by 9% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of health science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$60,728 $63,521 $67,236 $69,891 $65,599
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to health science professionals are increasing in Illinois. Health science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $60,728 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $65,599 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$34,920
25th percentile
$46,011
50th percentile
$61,555
75th percentile
$66,626
90th percentile
$76,970

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Illinois state, within the field of health science, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid health science professionals earn 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Illinois

Biology
$66,303
Biomedical Engineering
$81,230
Health Information
$34,690
Health Information Management
$64,725
Health Science
$64,610
Sonography
$70,170
X Ray Technician
$57,540

Health science professionals in Illinois earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
13
doctor
20
Certificate
0
Total41

As the number of health science professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited health science schools in Illinois state is increasing. In Illinois, there were 90 graduates in 2006. And there were 168 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 87% percent increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. Most of these graduates, or 49%, earned a doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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