Veterinary Schools In Illinois

There are 14 accredited veterinary schools in Illinois for faculty who teach veterinary classes to choose from. The trends in Illinois' veterinary academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in veterinary includes veterinary training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Black Hawk College

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

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  2. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

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  3. Fox College Inc

    6640 S. Cicero, Bedford Park, Illinois 60638

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  4. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  5. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  6. John Wood Community College

    1301 S 48th Street, Quincy, Illinois 62305-8736

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  7. Joliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

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  8. Kaskaskia College

    27210 College Rd, Centralia, Illinois 62801

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  9. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  10. Parkland College

    2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, Illinois 61821-1899

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  11. Rend Lake College

    468 N Ken Gray Pky, Ina, Illinois 62846

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  12. Rockford Career College

    1130 South Alpine Road, Rockford, Illinois 61108

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  13. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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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 Veterinary Employment

Illinois 14,020
National 342,390

Approximately 4% of the country's veterinary professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Veterinary professionals In Illinois

12,380 13,090 12,790 13,870 14,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of veterinary is growing. In 2010 there were 1,640 more veterinary professionals working in Illinois than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for veterinary professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of veterinary professionals working around the nation.

Veterinary VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$37,258 $37,920 $40,000 $40,722 $40,195
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Veterinary
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to veterinary professionals are growing in Illinois. The mean salary for veterinary professionals in 2006 was $37,258 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,195 per year.

Salary percentiles for Veterinary professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$26,135
25th percentile
$31,018
50th percentile
$36,155
75th percentile
$45,090
90th percentile
$61,728

This represents a 7% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Illinois state, within the field of veterinary, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid veterinary professionals earn 136% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Veterinary professionals and related professions in Illinois

Biology
$66,303
Veterinary
$40,195

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
5
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
2
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As the number of veterinary professionals is increasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited veterinary schools in Illinois state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 736 veterinary graduates from veterinary courses in Illinois and in 2010 there were 428 graduates.

Thus there was a 42% percent decrease in the number of veterinary school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a associate's degree in veterinary.

Veterinary Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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