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Video Production Schools In Illinois

Video Production classes faculty can choose to work at one of 9 accredited video production schools in Illinois. The trends in Illinois' video production academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in video production includes video production training at the following levels:


  1. University of Chicago

    5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Columbia College Chicago

    600 South Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Northwestern University

    633 Clark St, Evanston, Illinois 60208

    12 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago

    350 N Orleans St, Chicago, Illinois 60654-1593

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. The Illinois Institute of Art-Schaumburg

    1000 Plaza Drive Ste. 100, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173-4913

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Video Production Employment

Illinois 4,850
National 174,350

Of all of the video production professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Illinois state.

Employment Growth for Video production professionals In Illinois

4,750 4,330 4,030 4,060 4,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, video production is a growing field. 100 more video production professionals were working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. This is slower than the trend for video production professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of video production professionals has grown by 14% between 2006 and 2010.

Video Production VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$48,950 $51,233 $51,268 $52,002 $55,432
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Video Production
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of video production professionals is growing, the salaries earned by video production professionals are increasing. Video production professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,950 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,432 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Video production professionals in Illinois

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This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Illinois, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of video production. The pay differential between the highest paid video production professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 278%

Average Salaries for Video production professionals and related professions in Illinois

Computer Animation
Video Production

In Illinois, video production professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Video Production programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited video production schools in Illinois is increasing. In 2006, 471 students graduated from video production courses in Illinois. And in 2010, 604 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of video production school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 28%. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in video production.

Video Production Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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