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Information Systems Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago has 17 schools where information systems faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the information systems academic community in Chicago, and the future trends. Academia in information systems includes information systems training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Information Systems Employment

Chicago 10,270
Illinois 31,380

Exactly 10,270 of Illinois' 13,490 information systems professionals work in Chicago. There has been a 50% decline in the number of information systems professionals in Chicago between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of information systems professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Information Systems employment growth

28,120 29,720 30,580 34,220 13,490
20,610 21,540 22,040 25,040 10,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Information Systems VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$91,430 $97,235 $100,640 $97,850 $116,710
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Systems in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

Salaries for information systems professionals in Chicago have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $116,710 per year was earned by information systems professionals in Chicago. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for information systems professionals in Chicago was $91,430 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Information systems professionals in Chicago

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

Chicago information systems professionals earn a median yearly salary of $109,810. The 10% of information systems professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $65,160 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 157% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Information systems professionals and related professions in Chicago

Computer Science
Information Technology
Information Systems

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

Educational Trends

Information Systems schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's information systems professionals are graduates of one of the 17 accredited information systems schools in the city.

Information Systems Programs Offered In Chicago


There are a total of 32 degree and certificate programs in information systems offered by Chicago's information systems schools.

Student Completed Information Systems Degrees In Chicago


In 2010 approximately 1,222 students graduated from information systems courses.

Information Systems Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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