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Human Services Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 11 human services schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in human services in the city of Chicago, which encompasses human services training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Human Services Employment

Chicago 18,870
Illinois 34,570

Exactly 18,870 of the 34,570 human services professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of human services professionals in Chicago has grown by 46%. As the number of human services professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Human Services employment growth

22,850 24,840 29,250 31,860 34,570
12,930 13,710 17,130 20,360 18,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Human Services VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$37,330 $41,660 $43,690 $43,232 $43,888
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for human services professionals have increased. In 2010 Chicago human services professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,888. Four years earlier in 2006, human services professionals in Chicago made an average salary of $37,330 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Chicago

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

Human services professionals make a median salary of $41,378 per year in Chicago. The 10% of human services professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,630 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $64,982 per year.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Chicago

Mental Health
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Human services professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Human Services schools in Chicago


There are 11 accredited human services schools in the city. Many of Chicago's human services professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Human Services Programs Offered In Chicago


Chicago's human services schools offer 18 human services degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Human Services Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 875 students completed human services courses in 2010.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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