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Theology Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 12 theology schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in theology in the city of Chicago, which encompasses theology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Theology Employment

Chicago 1,970
Illinois 2,660

Of the 2,660 theology professionals employed in Illinois, 1,970 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of theology professionals in Chicago has grown by 3%. As the number of theology professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Theology employment growth

2,870 2,740 2,730 2,500 2,660
1,910 1,770 1,850 1,690 1,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Theology VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$49,295 $49,170 $51,010 $49,425 $50,230
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Theology in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

Salaries for theology professionals in Chicago have increased. Chicago theology professionals made $50,230 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for theology professionals in Chicago was $49,295 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Theology professionals in Chicago

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

Chicago theology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,055. The difference in pay between the theology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 157%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,730 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $73,755 per year.

Average Salaries for Theology professionals and related professions in Chicago

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Theology professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Theology schools in Chicago


There are 12 accredited theology schools in the city. Many of Chicago's theology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Theology Programs Offered In Chicago


Chicago's theology schools offer 56 theology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Theology Degrees In Chicago


In 2010 approximately 950 students graduated from theology courses.

Theology Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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