#
Math Schools

In Chicago, Illinois

There are 12 math 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 math in the city of Chicago, which encompasses math training at the following levels:

- Math Certificate
- Bachelors degree in Math
- Masters degree in Math
- PhD degree in Math

## Statistics

# Professional Trends

## Chicago Vs. Illinois Math Employment

Chicago | 1,060 |

Illinois | 3,020 |

Exactly 1,060 of the 3,020 math professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. The number of math professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 38% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of math professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

## Chicago Vs. Illinois Math employment growth

3,740 | 1,550 | 3,200 | 3,340 | 3,020 |

1,700 | 1,210 | 1,080 | 880 | 1,060 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
---|

- Grey: Illinois
- Dark Yellow: Chicago

## Math VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$69,770 | $71,180 | $75,015 | $69,650 | $87,683 |

$43,430 | $45,710 | $47,740 | $48,910 | $49,140 |

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
---|

- Light Blue: Math in Chicago
- Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for math professionals have increased. Chicago math professionals made $87,683 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for math professionals in Chicago was $69,770 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of math professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

## Salary percentiles for Math professionals in Chicago

10th percentile |
$43,233 |

25th percentile |
$60,277 |

50th percentile |
$80,837 |

75th percentile |
$103,887 |

90th percentile |
$100,585 |

Math professionals in Chicago earn a median salary of $80,837 per year. The 10% of math professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,233 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 133% higher salaries.

## Average Salaries for Math professionals and related professions in Chicago

Accounting |
$48,728 |

Liberal Arts |
$54,680 |

Math |
$87,683 |

Physics |
$132,230 |

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

# Educational Trends

## Math schools in Chicago

Many of Chicago's math professionals are graduates of one of the 12 accredited math schools in the city.

## Math Programs Offered In Chicago

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
15 |

master |
14 |

doctor |
4 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 33 |

There are a total of 33 degree and certificate programs in math offered by Chicago's math schools.

## Student Completed Math Degrees In Chicago

associate |
0 |

bachelor |
204 |

master |
461 |

doctor |
27 |

Certificate |
0 |

Total | 692 |

Approximately 692 students graduated from math courses in 2010.