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0.7% Jobs Projection
$52,560 Median Salary
210 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Education Professors in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Education Professors in Illinois is growing slower than average.

  • Education Professors in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Education Professors Work in Illinois?

In 2018, there were 4,510 Education Professors working in the state.

There were 3,530 Education Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 980 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 865 Education Professors working in it, which means Illinois has more Education Professors than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Education Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 0.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.3%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 210 annual job openings, and a total of 2,780 jobs for Illinois Education Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,600 annual jobs and 82,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Education Professors Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Education Professors ranged from $25,480 to $102,450 with $52,560 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Illinois Metros for Education Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Education Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,310 $56,790
St. Louis, MO-IL 630 $53,350
Bloomington, IL 200 n/a
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 80 $70,100

Top States for Education Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Education Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 5,590 $76,060
Texas 4,620 $62,710
Illinois 4,510 $52,560
California 3,380 $75,360
Ohio 3,080 $60,260
Pennsylvania 2,690 $63,530
North Carolina 2,500 $63,460
Massachusetts 1,890 $70,280
District of Columbia 1,850 $0
Florida 1,770 $63,850
Indiana 1,540 $62,900
Georgia 1,530 $71,570
New Jersey 1,400 $78,960
South Carolina 1,280 $57,590
Colorado 1,240 $61,260
Missouri 1,160 $69,430
Washington 1,150 $65,570
Michigan 1,130 $72,650
Minnesota 1,120 $68,090
Arizona 1,060 $72,380

Below are the states where Education Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $78,960
Hawaii $78,030
New York $76,060
Connecticut $75,890
Rhode Island $75,530
California $75,360
Alaska $74,770
Delaware $74,460
Wisconsin $73,510
Michigan $72,650

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