Music Schools In Illinois

Music classes faculty can choose to work at one of 61 accredited music schools in Illinois. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the music academic community in Illinois, and the future trends in music training at the following levels:

  • Music Certificate
  • Associates degree in Music
  • Bachelors degree in Music
  • Masters degree in Music
  • PhD degree in Music


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Rock Island

    639 38th St, Rock Island, Illinois 61201-2296

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  2. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  3. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  4. Carl Sandburg College

    2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Illinois 61401

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  5. Chicago State University

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

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  6. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

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  7. City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

    30 E Lake St, Chicago, Illinois 60601-2449

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  8. Columbia College Chicago

    600 South Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996

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  9. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  10. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. College of DuPage

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

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  12. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  13. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  14. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  15. Eureka College

    300 E. College Ave., Eureka, Illinois 61530

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  16. Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

    2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois 60201-3298

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  17. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  18. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  20. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  21. Illinois Wesleyan University

    1312 N Park St, Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900

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  22. Illinois College

    1101 W College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2299

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  23. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  25. Judson University

    1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498

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  26. Knox College

    2 E South St, Galesburg, Illinois 61401-9999

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  27. Lake Forest College

    555 N Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045-2399

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  28. Lewis and Clark Community College

    5800 Godfrey Rd, Godfrey, Illinois 62035

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  29. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  30. Lincoln Christian University

    100 Campus View Drive, Lincoln, Illinois 62656-2111

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  31. Lincoln College

    300 Keokuk St, Lincoln, Illinois 62656

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  32. Lincoln Land Community College

    5250 Shepherd Rd, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9256

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  33. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. McHenry County College

    8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, Illinois 60012-2761

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  35. McKendree University

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

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  36. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  37. Monmouth College

    700 E Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois 61462-1998

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  38. Moody Bible Institute

    820 N LaSalle Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60610-3284

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  39. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  40. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  41. Northern Illinois University

    1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  43. Northeastern Illinois University

    5500 N Saint Louis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4699

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  44. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  45. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  46. Principia College

    1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, Illinois 62028-9799

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  47. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  48. Rockford College

    5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2311

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  49. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  50. University of St Francis

    500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188

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  51. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  52. Shawnee Community College

    8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Illinois 62992

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  53. Springfield College in Illinois

    1500 North Fifth Street, Springfield, Illinois 62702-2694

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  54. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  55. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  56. Trinity Christian College

    6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, Illinois 60463-0929

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  57. Trinity International University in Deerfield

    2065 Half Day Rd, Deerfield, Illinois 60015-1283

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  58. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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  59. Wheaton College in Wheaton

    501 College Ave, Wheaton, Illinois 60187-5593

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  60. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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  61. Christian Life College

    400 E Gregory St, Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056-2522

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Cities

  1. Music Schools in Chicago, IL12 Schools
  2. Music Schools in Galesburg, IL2 Schools
  3. Music Schools in Elgin, IL2 Schools
  4. Music Schools in Lincoln, IL2 Schools
  5. Music Schools in Springfield, IL2 Schools
  6. Music Schools in Evanston, IL2 Schools
  7. Music Schools in Champaign, IL2 Schools
  8. Music Schools in Naperville, IL1 Schools
  9. Music Schools in Godfrey, IL1 Schools
  10. Music Schools in Crystal Lake, IL1 Schools
  11. Music Schools in Belleville, IL1 Schools
  12. Music Schools in Deerfield, IL1 Schools
  13. Music Schools in Bourbonnais, IL1 Schools
  14. Music Schools in Greenville, IL1 Schools
  15. Music Schools in Palatine, IL1 Schools
  16. Music Schools in Rockford, IL1 Schools
  17. Music Schools in Lebanon, IL1 Schools
  18. Music Schools in Lake Forest, IL1 Schools
  19. Music Schools in Rock Island, IL1 Schools
  20. Music Schools in Quincy, IL1 Schools
  21. Music Schools in Mount Prospect, IL1 Schools
  22. Music Schools in Decatur, IL1 Schools
  23. Music Schools in Dekalb, IL1 Schools
  24. Music Schools in Macomb, IL1 Schools
  25. Music Schools in Jacksonville, IL1 Schools
  26. Music Schools in Monmouth, IL1 Schools
  27. Music Schools in Elmhurst, IL1 Schools
  28. Music Schools in Glen Ellyn, IL1 Schools
  29. Music Schools in Eureka, IL1 Schools
  30. Music Schools in Wheaton, IL1 Schools
  31. Music Schools in Peoria, IL1 Schools
  32. Music Schools in Ullin, IL1 Schools
  33. Music Schools in Bloomington, IL1 Schools
  34. Music Schools in Carbondale, IL1 Schools
  35. Music Schools in River Forest, IL1 Schools
  36. Music Schools in Normal, IL1 Schools
  37. Music Schools in Carterville, IL1 Schools
  38. Music Schools in Joliet, IL1 Schools
  39. Music Schools in Romeoville, IL1 Schools
  40. Music Schools in Charleston, IL1 Schools
  41. Music Schools in Palos Heights, IL1 Schools
  42. Music Schools in Edwardsville, IL1 Schools
  43. Music Schools in Lisle, IL1 Schools
  44. Music Schools in Elsah, IL1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Music Employment

Illinois 2,780
National 63,990

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

Employment Growth for Music professionals In Illinois

2,630 400 460 2,740 2,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of music professionals is growing in Illinois. In 2010 there were 150 more music professionals working in Illinois than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of music professionals has grown by 6%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of music professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of music professionals has grown by 14% from 2006 to 2010.

Music VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$21,375 $20,890 $41,990 $23,695 $24,525
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Music
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of music professionals is growing, the salaries earned by music professionals are increasing. Music professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $21,375 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $24,525 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Music professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$9,580
25th percentile
$16,550
50th percentile
$23,720
75th percentile
$30,050
90th percentile
$39,540

This represents a 13% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Illinois state, within the field of music, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid music professionals earn 313% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Music professionals and related professions in Illinois

Art
$62,060
Liberal Arts
$60,140
Music
$24,525
Music Production
$51,940

In Illinois, music professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
14
bachelor
98
master
33
doctor
12
Certificate
10
Total167

The number of students graduating from the 61 accredited music schools in Illinois is increasing. In 2006, 993 students graduated from music courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 1,197 students graduated.

This represents a 21% increase in the number of music degree or certificate school graduates in Illinois state. A majority of these graduates, or 59%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in music.

Music Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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