Find Business Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

General Sales & Marketing in Illinois

Find Schools Near

General Sales & Marketing Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 160 students earned their Sales & Marketing degrees in IL.

As a degree choice, General Sales & Marketing is the 16th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Sales & Marketing Majors in Illinois

Sales & Marketing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 71
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 58
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 18
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 18
Bachelor’s Degree 9
Master’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a sales and marketing major is more popular with women than with men.

General Sales & Marketing Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of sales and marketing majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 81.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.4%
  • Other Races: 2.5%
General Sales & Marketing Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Sales & Marketing Grads in Illinois

203,720 people in the state and 4,760,480 in the nation are employed in jobs related to sales and marketing.

General Sales & Marketing Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for General Sales & Marketing Jobs in Illinois

In this state, sales and marketing grads earn an average of $42,880. Nationwide, they make an average of $45,080.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 31 colleges in Illinois that offer sales and marketing degrees. Learn about the most popular 12 below:

#1

Lake Land College

Mattoon
39 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,466 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. A typical student attending Lake Land College will pay a net price of $4,809. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time.

#2

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
32 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,903 Total Students

A typical student attending COD will pay a net price of $6,569. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,500 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,477 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time.

#4

Wabash Valley College

Mount Carmel
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,646 Total Students

In their early career, Wabash Valley College grads earn an average salary of $25,000. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 31 to 1. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,318 Total Students

In their early career, Joliet Junior College grads earn an average salary of $25,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 50% get financial aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,929 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#7

McHenry County College

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $6,415. 43% of students get financical aid.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,644 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. A typical student attending DACC will pay a net price of $6,061. Graduates earn an average $23,600 after graduation.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,841 Total Students

In their early career, IVCC grads earn an average salary of $26,100. Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,472 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. In their early career, BHC grads earn an average salary of $24,400. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 60% of students receive it.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,032 Total Students

53% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 26% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
6,515 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $55,800 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Illinois Tech will pay a net price of $21,917.

General Sales & Marketing Careers in IL

Some of the careers sales and marketing majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Demonstrators and Product Promoters 12% $29,750
Advertising Sales Agents 9% $51,310
Sales Representatives 8% $52,090
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives 8% $57,650
Sales Workers 8% $27,340
Parts Salespersons 6% $30,320
Wholesale Scientific Products Sales Representatives 6% $79,380
Retail Sales Supervisors 3% $38,250
Sales Supervisors 3% $67,980
Wholesale and Retail Buyers -4% $0
Purchasing Agents -6% $0
Travel Agents -8% $38,380

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to sales and marketing.

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
Business Support & Assistance 704

View all majors related to General Sales & Marketing

View Nationwide General Sales & Marketing Report

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

You have goals. Southern New Hampshire University can help you get there. Whether you need a bachelor's degree to get into a career or want a master's degree to move up in your current career, SNHU has an online program for you. Find your degree from over 200 online programs.

Visit School

Find Business Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited business colleges across the U.S.