Human Resources Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago has 8 schools where human resources faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human resources in the city of Chicago, which encompasses human resources training at the following levels:

  • Human Resources Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources
  • Masters degree in Human Resources


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Human Resources Employment

Chicago 3,070
Illinois 26,630

Of the 8,320 human resources professionals employed in Illinois, 3,070 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago, there has been a 77% decline in the number of human resources professionals. Overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Human Resources employment growth

18,660 16,250 16,360 15,050 8,320
13,440 11,180 11,910 11,180 3,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Human Resources VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$43,115 $48,420 $52,780 $51,900 $40,650
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for human resources professionals have decreased. In 2010 human resources professionals in Chicago reportedly earned an average salary of $40,650 per year. Human resources professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $43,115, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of human resources professionals in Chicago is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in Chicago

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Human resources professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $39,870. The 10% of human resources professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,390 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $57,400 per year.

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in Chicago

Human Resources
Business Administration
Business Management

On average human resources professionals in Chicago earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Chicago.

Educational Trends

Human Resources schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's human resources professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited human resources schools in the city.

Human Resources Programs Offered In Chicago


Chicago's human resources schools offer 16 human resources degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Human Resources Degrees In Chicago


In 2010 approximately 502 students graduated from human resources courses.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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