Hospitality Schools In Illinois

Hospitality classes faculty can choose to work at one of 26 accredited hospitality schools in Illinois. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in hospitality in the state of Illinois, which encompasses hospitality training at the following levels:

  • Hospitality Certificate
  • Associates degree in Hospitality
  • Bachelors degree in Hospitality
  • Masters degree in Hospitality


Schools

  1. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  2. Danville Area Community College

    2000 E Main St, Danville, Illinois 61832-5118

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  3. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

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  4. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  5. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  6. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  7. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  8. Joliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

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  9. Kendall College

    900 N. North Branch St., Chicago, Illinois 60642

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  10. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  11. Lexington College

    310 South Peoria Ste. 512, Chicago, Illinois 60607-3534

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  12. Lincoln College

    300 Keokuk St, Lincoln, Illinois 62656

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  13. Lincoln Land Community College

    5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9256

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  14. MacCormac College

    29 E. Madison, Chicago, Illinois 60602-4405

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  15. Moraine Valley Community College

    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

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  16. Northwestern College in Chicago

    4829 North Lipps Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60630

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  17. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  18. Richland Community College

    One College Pk, Decatur, Illinois 62521-8512

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  19. Robert Morris University Illinois

    401 S State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605

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  20. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  21. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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  22. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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  23. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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  24. Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus

    7725 South Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview, Illinois 60455

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  25. Pyramid Career Institute

    3057 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657-4207

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  26. Ellis University

    111 N Canal St Ste 380, Chicago, Illinois 60606

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Illinois 95,040
National 2,293,800

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

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Illinois

103,730 100,240 95,550 93,820 95,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of hospitality professionals is shrinking in Illinois. In Illinois, 8,690 less hospitality professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of hospitality has shrunk by 8% in Illinois. This decline is faster than the national trend for hospitality professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of hospitality professionals working around the nation.

Hospitality VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$28,435 $31,073 $31,509 $33,387 $33,000
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
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The salaries paid to hospitality professionals are growing in Illinois. The mean salary for hospitality professionals in 2006 was $28,435 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $33,000 per year.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$19,997
25th percentile
$23,170
50th percentile
$29,303
75th percentile
$38,351
90th percentile
$52,950

Thus, there was a 14% growth in hospitality professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of hospitality, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid hospitality professionals earning 165% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Illinois state.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Illinois

Culinary
$24,806
Hospitality
$33,000
Hotel Management
$59,300

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
20
bachelor
8
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
15
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The number of students graduating from the 26 accredited hospitality schools in Illinois is increasing. In 2006 there were 233 hospitality graduates from hospitality courses in Illinois and in 2010 there were 374 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of hospitality school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 61%. Most of these graduates, or 45%, earned a associate's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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