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Business Professors in Illinois

Want to work in Illinois as a Business Postsecondary Teacher? Read this first!

8.0% Jobs Projection
$81,000 Median Salary
260 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Business Professors in Illinois is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Business Professors Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 4,030 people working as Business Professors in the year 2018.

There were 3,520 Business Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 510 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Business Professors in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,035 Business Professors working in it, which means Illinois has more Business Professors than average.

Business Professors in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Business Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 8.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.0%.

Job Projections for Business Professors: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 260 annual job openings, and a total of 3,250 jobs for Illinois Business Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,400 annual jobs and 123,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Business Professors Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Business Professors ranged from $35,590 to $208,000 with $81,000 being the median annual salary.

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

Business Professors Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Business Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,810 $81,280
St. Louis, MO-IL 300 $78,020
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 130 $83,730

Top States for Business Professors Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 8,910 $85,150
Texas 6,060 $92,940
Pennsylvania 5,490 $73,570
California 4,980 $125,810
Massachusetts 4,050 $94,440
Illinois 4,030 $81,000
Ohio 3,900 $87,390
North Carolina 3,440 $72,920
Florida 3,190 $83,530
Virginia 2,830 $0
Indiana 2,700 $0
Tennessee 2,540 $70,770
New Jersey 2,510 $96,490
Michigan 2,350 $93,440
Georgia 1,930 $70,630
Colorado 1,540 $71,420
Minnesota 1,360 $80,720
Washington 1,350 $65,390
Louisiana 1,240 $61,420
Wisconsin 1,210 $92,180

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

State Annual Median Salary
California $125,810
Rhode Island $114,340
Maryland $104,150
Iowa $103,310
District of Columbia $97,340
New Jersey $96,490
New Hampshire $96,320
Massachusetts $94,440
Michigan $93,440
Texas $92,940


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