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Jobs for Economics Grads in Illinois

There are 32,640 people in the state and 1,144,130 people in the nation working in economics jobs.

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Wages for Economics Jobs in Illinois

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $90,080. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

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There are 34 colleges in Illinois that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

552 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,679 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,880. 70% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UIUC grads earn an average salary of $47,100.

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461 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
17,834 Total Students

57% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1. 82% of the teachers are full time.

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424 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
22,603 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.13 years. This private school has an average net price of $24,664. Graduates earn an average $58,900 after graduation.

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131 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
33,518 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,600 a year. The 3.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time.

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49 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
16,769 Total Students

The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at NIU. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending NIU will pay a net price of $18,259.

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42 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
2,908 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at Wheaton College Illinois will pay a net price of $25,358.

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North Central College

Naperville
41 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
2,832 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. In their early career, North Central grads earn an average salary of $37,700. The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average.

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41 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
20,720 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending Illinois State will pay a net price of $20,895. The student loan default rate is 4.40% which is lower than average.

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Knox College

Galesburg
38 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
1,154 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. 91% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,292.

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31 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
11,366 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,200 a year. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

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Economics Careers in IL

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 22% $57,340
Economists 4% $104,230
Economics Professors 0% $110,310

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