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Sonography Schools In Illinois

In Illinois, there are 14 accredited schools where sonography classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sonography and sonography training in Illinois, which includes sonography training at the following levels:


  1. Carl Sandburg College

    2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard, Galesburg, Illinois 61401

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  2. Danville Area Community College

    2000 E Main St, Danville, Illinois 61832-5118

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  3. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  4. Benedictine University

    5700 College Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532-0900

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  5. John A Logan College

    700 Logan College Road, Carterville, Illinois 62918-2500

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  6. Kaskaskia College

    27210 College Rd, Centralia, Illinois 62801

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  7. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  8. Lewis University

    One University Parkway, Romeoville, Illinois 60446-2200

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  9. South Suburban College

    15800 South State Street, South Holland, Illinois 60473-1200

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  10. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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  11. Harper College

    1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, Illinois 60067-7398

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  12. Citi College of Allied Health

    134 N LaSalle St Ste 720, Chicago, Illinois 60602

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  13. Sanford-Brown College in Hillside

    4600 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, Illinois 60162

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  14. Sanford-Brown College in Tinley Park

    8525 West 183rd St, Tinley Park, Illinois 60487

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Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Sonography Employment

Illinois 2,090
National 53,010

Of all of the sonographers that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Sonographers In Illinois

1,760 1,650 1,880 1,820 2,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sonography is a growing field in Illinois. There were 330 more sonographers working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Illinois, this field has grown by 19% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of sonographers around the country. Nationally, the number of sonographers has grown by 20% from 2006 to 2010.

Sonography VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$57,210 $62,400 $68,770 $69,900 $70,170
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sonography
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to sonographers are growing in Illinois. Sonographers earned a yearly mean salary of $57,210 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $70,170 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sonographers in Illinois

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Thus, there was a 18% growth in sonographers' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 90% pay differential between the highest paid sonographers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sonography in Illinois.

Average Salaries for Sonographers and related professions in Illinois

Health Science
X Ray Technician

In Illinois, sonographers make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sonography programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois


As the number of sonographers is increasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 14 accredited sonography schools in Illinois state is decreasing. In 2006, 165 students graduated from sonography courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 133 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of sonography school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 19%. Most of these graduates, or 71%, earned a undergraduate certificate in sonography.

Sonography Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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