Sports Management Schools In Illinois

There are 19 accredited sports management schools in Illinois for faculty who teach sports management classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sports management and sports management training in Illinois, which includes sports management training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sports Management
  • Masters degree in Sports Management


Schools

  1. Blackburn College

    700 College Ave, Carlinville, Illinois 62626

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  2. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  3. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  4. Eureka College

    300 E. College Ave., Eureka, Illinois 61530

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  5. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  6. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  7. Judson University

    1151 N State St, Elgin, Illinois 60123-1498

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  8. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  9. MacMurray College

    447 E. College Ave, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2590

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  10. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  11. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  12. Northern Illinois University

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

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

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  15. Principia College

    1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, Illinois 62028-9799

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  16. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  17. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Trinity International University in Deerfield

    2065 Half Day Rd, Deerfield, Illinois 60015-1283

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  19. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Sports Management Employment

Illinois 43,790
National 342,960

Approximately 13% of the country's sports management professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Sports management professionals In Illinois

34,870 43,130 48,680 51,390 43,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of sports management is growing. There were 8,920 more sports management professionals working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 26% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of sports management professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sports management professionals has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Sports Management VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$78,870 $92,420 $98,040 $98,690 $95,690
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to sports management professionals are growing in Illinois. Sports management professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $78,870 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $95,690 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sports management professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$45,020
25th percentile
$61,850
50th percentile
$85,870
75th percentile
$117,250
90th percentile
$157,330

Thus, sports management professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 249% pay differential between the highest paid sports management professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sports management in Illinois.

Average Salaries for Sports management professionals and related professions in Illinois

Business Administration
$86,937
Business Management
$98,601
Sports Management
$95,690

Sports management professionals in Illinois earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sports Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
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bachelor
15
master
5
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Certificate
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As the number of sports management professionals is increasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 19 accredited sports management schools in Illinois state is also increasing. In 2006, 149 students graduated from sports management courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 205 students graduated.

This represents a 38% increase in the number of sports management degree or certificate school graduates in Illinois state. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports management.

Sports Management Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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