Information Technology Schools in Illinois
99 students earned IT degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.
As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 94th most popular major in the state.
Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Illinois
IT majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
In Illinois, a IT major is more popular with men than with women.
The racial distribution of IT majors in Illinois is as follows:
- Asian: 14.1%
- Black or African American: 8.1%
- Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
- White: 38.4%
- Non-Resident Alien: 14.1%
- Other Races: 19.2%
Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Illinois
There are 98,700 people in the state and 2,912,080 people in the nation working in IT jobs.
Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Illinois
In this state, IT grads earn an average of $90,080. Nationwide, they make an average of $92,030.
Most Popular Information Technology Programs in IL
There are 8 colleges in Illinois that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:
The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $42,100 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time.
The full-time teacher rate is 40%. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,531. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%.
100% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. The 2.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.
This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.90%. 86% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
In their early career, Benedictine U grads earn an average salary of $40,000. The 5.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
In their early career, Elmhurst grads earn an average salary of $40,300. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 100% of students get financical aid.
Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time.
The full-time teacher rate is 51%. The student loan default rate is 3.20% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $34,024.
Information Technology Careers in IL
Some of the careers IT majors go into include:
|Job Title||IL Job Growth||IL Median Salary|
|Information Security Analysts||23%||$95,950|
|Computer User Support Specialists||10%||$50,470|
|Computer and Information Systems Managers||10%||$135,440|
|Computer Network Support Specialists||8%||$61,970|
|Computer Network Architects||7%||$116,620|
|Network and Computer Systems Administrators||5%||$82,940|
Related Majors in Illinois
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to IT.
|Major||Annual Graduates in IL|
|Computer Information Systems||458|
|Computer Systems Analysis||240|
|Computer Software Applications||147|
|Computer Systems Networking||145|
|Other Computer Sciences||76|
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