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Teaching Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

Teaching faculty can choose to work at one of 2 teaching schools in River Forest. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching education in River Forest, which includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Teaching Employment

River Forest 107,740
Illinois 187,980

Exactly 107,740 of the 174,540 teaching professionals employed in Illinois, work in River Forest. Between 2006 and 2010, in River Forest, there has been a 5% decline in the number of teaching professionals. As the employment for teaching professionals in River Forest has decreased, overall employment in River Forest has increased.

River Forest 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: River Forest

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$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 River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

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

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in River Forest

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Teaching professionals in River Forest make a median yearly salary of $57,049. 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 $96,252 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in River Forest

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

Teaching professional salaries in River Forest are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in River Forest


There are 2 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of River Forest's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In River Forest


River Forest's teaching schools offer 15 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In River Forest


Approximately 590 students graduated from teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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