History Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

There are 2 history schools in River Forest for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in history in the city of River Forest, which encompasses history training at the history bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois History Employment

River Forest 240
Illinois 320

Exactly 240 of Illinois' 320 history professionals work in River Forest. The number of history professionals in River Forest has shrunk by 37% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for history professionals in River Forest has decreased, overall employment in River Forest has increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois History employment growth

570 560 560 360 320
380 360 340 250 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

History VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$41,810 $47,975 $49,870 $48,540 $49,150
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

In River Forest, salaries for history professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,150 per year was earned by history professionals in River Forest. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for history professionals in River Forest was $41,810 per year. The growth in the salary of history professionals in River Forest is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in River Forest

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History professionals in River Forest earn a median salary of $43,380 per year. The 10% of history professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,825 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 184% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in River Forest

Political Science
Liberal Arts

On average history professional salaries in River Forest are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

History schools in River Forest


Many of River Forest's history professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited history schools in the city.

History Programs Offered In River Forest


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in history offered by River Forest's history schools.

Student Completed History Degrees In River Forest


In 2010 approximately 21 students completed history courses.

History Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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