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Civil Engineering Schools In Illinois

Civil Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited civil engineering schools in Illinois. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the civil engineering academic community in Illinois, and the future trends in civil engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Illinois Institute of Technology

    3300 S Federal St, Chicago, Illinois 60616

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. College of Lake County

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Lake Land College

    5001 Lake Land Blvd, Mattoon, Illinois 61938

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

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

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Civil Engineering Employment

Illinois 10,750
National 415,840

Approximately 3% of the country's civil engineering professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Civil engineering professionals In Illinois

14,880 13,510 12,020 11,030 10,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of civil engineering is shrinking. In 2010 there were 4,130 less civil engineering professionals working in Illinois than there were in 2006. Thus, in Illinois, this field has shrunk by 28% in four years. This is faster than the trend for civil engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of civil engineering professionals has shrunk by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Civil Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$52,677 $56,187 $57,510 $58,390 $60,400
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Civil Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to civil engineering professionals are growing in Illinois. In 2006 civil engineering professionals made a mean salary of $52,677 per year, and in 2010 they made $60,400 per year.

Salary percentiles for Civil engineering professionals in Illinois

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 13% growth in civil engineering professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Illinois, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of civil engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid civil engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 143%

Average Salaries for Civil engineering professionals and related professions in Illinois

Civil Engineering
Construction Management

In Illinois, civil engineering professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Civil Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited civil engineering schools in Illinois is increasing. In 2006, 592 students graduated from civil engineering courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 594 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of civil engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 0%. A majority of these graduates, or 48%, graduated with an master's degree in civil engineering.

Civil Engineering Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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