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Teaching Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

In Chicago, there are 25 teaching schools where teaching faculty can find employment. The trends in Chicago's teaching academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Teaching Employment

Chicago 107,740
Illinois 187,980

Exactly 107,740 of Illinois' 174,540 teaching professionals work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of teaching professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 5%. As the number of teaching professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Teaching employment growth

197,900 177,030 168,760 188,170 174,540
113,910 117,920 115,270 114,620 107,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$62,693 $63,746 $67,098 $66,387 $63,319
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 Chicago teaching professionals earned an average yearly salary of $63,319. Teaching professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $62,693, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Chicago is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Chicago

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Teaching professionals make a median salary of $57,049 per year in Chicago. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,621 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 214% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Chicago

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

Chicago teaching professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's teaching professionals are graduates of one of the 25 accredited teaching schools in the city.

Teaching Programs Offered In Chicago


There are a total of 113 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by Chicago's teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 3,258 students graduated from teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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