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Elementary Education Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

In Chicago, there are 10 elementary education schools where elementary education faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of elementary education and elementary education education in Chicago, which includes elementary education training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Elementary Education Employment

Chicago 65,930
Illinois 109,240

Exactly 65,930 of the 109,240 elementary education professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago, there has been a 11% decline in the number of elementary education professionals. As the employment for elementary education professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Elementary Education employment growth

113,790 113,430 96,280 112,500 109,240
74,360 70,970 64,550 67,600 65,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Elementary Education VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$62,403 $66,113 $70,353 $70,335 $72,043
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

Salaries for elementary education professionals in Chicago have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $72,043 per year was earned by elementary education professionals in Chicago. Elementary education professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $62,403, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of elementary education professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Elementary education professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $68,690. The difference in pay between the elementary education professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 112%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,548 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,097 per year.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Chicago

Early Childhood Education
Visual Communications
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

On average elementary education professional salaries in Chicago are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education schools in Chicago


There are 10 accredited elementary education schools in the city. Many of Chicago's elementary education professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Elementary Education Programs Offered In Chicago


Chicago's elementary education schools offer 15 elementary education degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Elementary Education Degrees In Chicago


In 2010 approximately 1,177 students graduated from elementary education courses.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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