Sports Medicine Schools In Illinois

There are 18 accredited sports medicine schools in Illinois for faculty who teach sports medicine classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sports medicine and sports medicine training in Illinois, which includes sports medicine training at the following levels:

  • Sports Medicine Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Sports Medicine


Schools

  1. Aurora University

    347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892

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  2. City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College

    1900 W Van Buren, Chicago, Illinois 60612-3197

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  3. Concordia University in River Forest

    7400 Augusta, River Forest, Illinois 60305-1499

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  4. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  5. Elmhurst College

    190 Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3096

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  6. Eureka College

    300 E. College Ave., Eureka, Illinois 61530

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  7. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  8. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

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  9. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  10. McKendree University

    701 College Rd, Lebanon, Illinois 62254-1291

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  11. Millikin University

    1184 W Main St, Decatur, Illinois 62522-2084

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  12. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  13. North Park University

    3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895

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  14. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  15. Quincy University

    1800 College Ave, Quincy, Illinois 62301-2699

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  16. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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  17. Trinity International University in Deerfield

    2065 Half Day Rd, Deerfield, Illinois 60015-1283

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  18. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Sports Medicine Employment

Illinois 14,170
National 308,430

Of all of the sports medicine professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Sports medicine professionals In Illinois

19,490 12,530 24,160 26,870 28,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, sports medicine is a growing field. In Illinois, 9,190 more sports medicine professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 47% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for sports medicine professionals which shows a 24% increase in the number of sports medicine professionals working around the nation.

Sports Medicine VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$65,018 $67,944 $71,432 $70,374 $71,818
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Medicine
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sports medicine professionals is increasing in Illinois. The mean salary for sports medicine professionals in 2006 was $65,018 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,818 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sports medicine professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$35,456
25th percentile
$44,456
50th percentile
$71,642
75th percentile
$98,828
90th percentile
$126,014

Thus, there was a 9% growth in sports medicine professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Illinois, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of sports medicine. The pay differential between the highest paid sports medicine professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 56%

Average Salaries for Sports medicine professionals and related professions in Illinois

Physical Therapy
$79,070
Physical Therapy Assistant
$37,220
Physician Assistant
$82,090
Sports Medicine
$49,738

Sports medicine professionals in Illinois earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
17
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total18

A majority of these graduates, or 94%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in sports medicine.

Sports Medicine Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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