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Homeland Security Schools In Illinois

In Illinois, there are 2 accredited schools where homeland security classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of homeland security and homeland security training in Illinois, which includes homeland security training at the homeland security bachelors degree level.


  1. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Homeland Security Employment

Illinois 52,110
National 1,197,720

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

Employment Growth for Homeland security professionals In Illinois

54,820 53,470 51,830 50,960 52,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, the field of homeland security is shrinking. 2,710 less homeland security professionals were working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Illinois, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This is faster than the trend for homeland security professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of homeland security professionals has grown by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Homeland Security VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$42,028 $45,095 $43,928 $42,515 $42,660
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Homeland Security
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of homeland security professionals is declining, the salaries earned by homeland security professionals are increasing. In 2006 homeland security professionals made a mean salary of $42,028 per year, and in 2010 they made $42,660 per year.

Salary percentiles for Homeland security professionals in Illinois

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Thus, there was a 1% growth in homeland security professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of homeland security, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid homeland security professionals earning 158% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Illinois state.

Average Salaries for Homeland security professionals and related professions in Illinois

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

Homeland Security programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois


As the number of homeland security professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited homeland security schools in Illinois state is increasing.

There was an increase in the number of homeland security school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 100%. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in homeland security.

Homeland Security Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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