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Business Support & Assistance Schools in Illinois

704 students earned Business Support degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Business Support & Assistance is the 10th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Business Support & Assistance Majors in Illinois

Business Support majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 474
Associate’s Degree 148
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 82
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 82

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a business support major is more popular with women than with men.

Business Support & Assistance Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business support majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 16.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.5%
  • White: 53.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Business Support & Assistance Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Support & Assistance Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 471,470 people employed in jobs related to a business support degree, compared to 10,836,830 nationwide.

Business Support & Assistance Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Business Support & Assistance Jobs in Illinois

In this state, business support grads earn an average of $43,540. Nationwide, they make an average of $41,160.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 45 colleges in Illinois that offer business support degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Lake Land College

Mattoon
108 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,466 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $4,809.

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,477 Total Students

In their early career, Harper College grads earn an average salary of $31,000. The 8.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. 54% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,743 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 24% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 51% of students receive it.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,125 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $16,713.

#5

Parkland College

Champaign
41 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,510 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid. 42% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,508 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 63% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,650.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,974 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,119. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,318 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,688. 31% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 50% of students receive it.

#9

Morton College

Cicero
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,439 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 73% of students receive it.

#10

McHenry County College

Crystal Lake
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,473 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,415.

Business Support & Assistance Careers in IL

Some of the careers business support majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Cargo and Freight Agents 11% $44,180
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 10% $41,060
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 6% $46,440
Receptionists and Information Clerks 2% $28,810
Customer Service Representatives 2% $35,080
Office Clerks -3% $34,530
Procurement Clerks -5% $44,820
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants -9% $36,200
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants -19% $57,400
Data Entry Keyers -23% $33,850
Word Processors and Typists -37% $44,160

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to business support.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Business Administration & Management 13,682
Accounting 4,307
Management Sciences & Methods 2,095
Finance & Financial Management 2,057
Marketing 1,965
Business & Commerce 1,594
Human Resource Management 1,106
Management Information Systems 631

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