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Sports Medicine Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 2 sports medicine schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sports medicine academic community in Chicago, and the future trends. Academia in sports medicine includes sports medicine training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Sports Medicine Employment

Chicago 9,360
Illinois 14,170

Of the 28,680 sports medicine professionals employed in Illinois, 19,680 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago, there has been a 55% growth in the number of sports medicine professionals. Overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Sports Medicine employment growth

19,490 12,530 24,160 26,870 28,680
12,660 14,150 14,930 17,490 19,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Sports Medicine VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$65,598 $67,060 $70,254 $67,690 $69,058
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sports Medicine in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

Salaries for sports medicine professionals in Chicago have increased. In 2010 sports medicine professionals in Chicago reportedly earned an average salary of $69,058 per year. Sports medicine professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $65,598, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Sports medicine professionals in Chicago

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

Sports medicine professionals make a median salary of $68,178 per year in Chicago. The 10% of sports medicine professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,228 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,782 per year.

Average Salaries for Sports medicine professionals and related professions in Chicago

Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant
Sports Medicine
Physical Therapy

On average sports medicine professionals in Chicago earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Chicago.

Educational Trends

Sports Medicine schools in Chicago


There are 2 accredited sports medicine schools in the city. Many of Chicago's sports medicine professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sports Medicine Programs Offered In Chicago


Chicago's sports medicine schools offer 2 sports medicine degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sports Medicine Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 16 students completed sports medicine courses in 2010.

Sports Medicine Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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