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Computer Science Professors in Illinois

Is Illinois a good place for you to work as a Computer Science Professor?

-1% Jobs Projection
$75,830 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

While jobs for Computer Science Professors in Illinois are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Computer Science Professors in Illinois is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Computer Science Professors Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 1,430 people working as Computer Science Professors in the year 2018.

There were 1,340 Computer Science Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Computer Science Professors in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 390 Computer Science Professors working in it, which means Illinois has more Computer Science Professors than average.

Computer Science Professors in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Computer Science Professors in this state are declining at a rate of 0.8% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.1%.

Job Projections for Computer Science Professors: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Computer Science Professors job openings in Illinois, and 1,170 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,400 annual jobs and 42,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Computer Science Professors Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Computer Science Professors ranged from $38,080 to $140,360 with $75,830 being the median annual salary.

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

Computer Science Professors Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Computer Science Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 980 $80,650
St. Louis, MO-IL 170 $68,330
Bloomington, IL 70 $55,370

Top States for Computer Science Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Computer Science Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 3,030 $88,190
Texas 2,590 $82,420
California 2,210 $125,900
Florida 1,780 $69,130
North Carolina 1,640 $64,220
Pennsylvania 1,590 $87,390
Virginia 1,520 $70,710
Illinois 1,430 $75,830
New Jersey 1,390 $94,150
Ohio 1,320 $93,140
Massachusetts 1,010 $96,720
Indiana 920 $0
Michigan 900 $96,920
Maryland 770 $97,060
Washington 740 $66,060
Wisconsin 650 $84,560
South Carolina 580 $70,750
Colorado 560 $73,310
Missouri 550 $76,790
Arizona 510 $87,420

Below are the states where Computer Science Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $125,900
Rhode Island $119,450
District of Columbia $105,970
Iowa $97,640
Utah $97,450
Maryland $97,060
Michigan $96,920
Massachusetts $96,720
Idaho $95,970
New Jersey $94,150

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Occupation IL Employment Total
Mathematical Science Professors 2,480

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