Small Business Schools In Illinois

In Illinois, there are 22 accredited schools where small business classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in small business in the state of Illinois, which encompasses small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Small Business
  • Bachelors degree in Small Business
  • Masters degree in Small Business


Schools

  1. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  2. Black Hawk College

    6600-34th Avenue, Moline, Illinois 61265-5899

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  3. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  4. Danville Area Community College

    2000 E Main St, Danville, Illinois 61832-5118

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  5. College of DuPage

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

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  6. Elgin Community College

    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

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  7. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Illinois Central College

    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

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  9. Joliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

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  10. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  11. Lake Land College

    5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938

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  12. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

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  13. McHenry County College

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

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  14. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  15. Moraine Valley Community College

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

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  16. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  17. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

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  18. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  19. South Suburban College

    15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois 60473-1200

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  20. Waubonsee Community College

    Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554-0901

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  21. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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  22. Heartland Community College

    1500 West Raab Road, Normal, Illinois 61761-9446

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Small Business Employment

Illinois 67,340
National 1,708,080

Of all of the small business professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Illinois

52,240 55,860 56,900 61,640 67,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, small business is a growing field. There were 15,100 more small business professionals working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of small business professionals has grown by 29%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of small business professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$102,680 $109,220 $115,340 $115,440 $112,950
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of small business professionals is growing, the salaries earned by small business professionals are increasing. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $102,680 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $112,950 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$49,290
25th percentile
$66,860
50th percentile
$92,980
75th percentile
$140,370
90th percentile
$187,760

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Illinois state, within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid small business professionals earn 281% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Illinois

Accounting
$47,363
Advertising
$72,212
Business Administration
$86,937
Business Management
$98,601
Finance
$79,477
Forensic Accounting
$72,010
Hospitality
$33,000
Human Resources
$68,537
International Business
$88,607
Management
$80,451
Marketing
$81,027
Project Management
$80,546
Property Management
$59,140
Restaurant Management
$47,670
Risk Management
$80,307
Small Business
$112,950

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

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
6
bachelor
5
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
16
Total28

The number of students graduating from the 22 accredited small business schools in Illinois is increasing. In 2006 there were 238 small business graduates from small business courses in Illinois and in 2010 there were 310 graduates.

This represents a 30% increase in the number of small business degree or certificate school graduates in Illinois state. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned a undergraduate certificate in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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