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Risk Management Schools In Illinois

In Illinois, there are 8 accredited schools where risk management classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in risk management in the state of Illinois, which encompasses risk management training at the risk management bachelors degree level.


  1. Bradley University

    1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61625-0001

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  2. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

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  3. Illinois Wesleyan University

    1312 N Park St, Bloomington, Illinois 61702-2900

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  4. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. North Central College

    30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540

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  6. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  7. Roosevelt University

    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

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  8. Saint Xavier University

    3700 W 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60655

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Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Risk Management Employment

Illinois 10,230
National 235,170

Approximately 5% of the country's risk management professionals work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Risk management professionals In Illinois

14,330 15,050 13,660 11,590 10,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Risk Management is a shrinking field in Illinois. In Illinois, 4,100 less risk management professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of risk management has shrunk by 29% in Illinois. This decline is faster than the national trend for risk management professionals which shows a 21% increase in the number of risk management professionals working around the nation.

Risk Management VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$76,917 $78,167 $80,293 $79,817 $80,307
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Risk Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of risk management professionals is declining, the salaries paid to risk management professionals are increasing in Illinois. In 2006 risk management professionals made a mean salary of $76,917 per year, and in 2010 they made $80,307 per year.

Salary percentiles for Risk management professionals in Illinois

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This represents a 4% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Illinois, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of risk management. The pay differential between the highest paid risk management professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 170%

Average Salaries for Risk management professionals and related professions in Illinois

Business Administration
Business Management
Emergency Management
Property Management
Risk Management
Small Business

Risk management professionals in Illinois earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Risk Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited risk management schools in Illinois is increasing. In 2006, 114 students graduated from risk management courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 134 students graduated.

This represents a 18% increase in the number of risk management degree or certificate school graduates in Illinois state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in risk management.

Risk Management Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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