Speech Therapy Schools In Illinois

Illinois has 14 accredited speech therapy schools where speech therapy faculty who teach speech therapy classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the speech therapy academic community in Illinois, and the future trends in speech therapy training at the following levels:

  • Speech Therapy Certificate
  • Associates degree in Speech Therapy
  • Bachelors degree in Speech Therapy
  • Masters degree in Speech Therapy
  • PhD degree in Speech Therapy


Schools

  1. Augustana College in Rock Island

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

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  2. College of DuPage

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

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  3. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  4. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  5. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  6. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  7. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Northern Illinois University

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

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

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Rush University

    600 S. Paulina St. STE 440, Chicago, Illinois 60612

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  11. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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  12. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

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  14. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Illinois 19,800
National 322,680

Approximately 6% of the country's speech therapy professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Illinois

16,740 19,330 20,930 20,330 6,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of speech therapy professionals is shrinking in Illinois. In Illinois, 9,750 less speech therapy professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 58%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of speech therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 62% from 2006 to 2010.

Speech Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$43,247 $46,723 $47,940 $48,257 $68,050
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by speech therapy professionals is increasing in Illinois. In 2006 speech therapy professionals made a mean salary of $43,247 per year, and in 2010 they made $68,050 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$37,030
25th percentile
$48,860
50th percentile
$65,370
75th percentile
$82,900
90th percentile
$102,740

Thus, speech therapy professionals' salaries grew by 36% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Illinois state, within the field of speech therapy, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid speech therapy professionals earn 177% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Illinois

Speech Therapy
$49,660

In Illinois, speech therapy professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
1
bachelor
13
master
13
doctor
8
Certificate
1
Total36

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited speech therapy schools in Illinois is increasing. In 2006, 695 students graduated from speech therapy courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 787 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 13%. A majority of these graduates, or 36%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of speech therapy faculty in Illinois, growth in the field of speech therapy academia and speech therapy faculty salaries in Illinois. If you are involved in teaching speech therapy courses to students at the certificate in speech therapy, associates degree in speech therapy, bachelors degree in speech therapy, masters degree in speech therapy, and doctoral degree in speech therapy levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of speech therapy in Illinois. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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