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Engineering-Related Fields in Illinois

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230 Engineering-Related Fields students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Engineering-Related Fields is the 132nd most popular major in the state out of a total 309 majors commonly available.

Engineering-Related Fields majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 205
Bachelor’s Degree 24
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a engineering-related fields major is more popular with men than with women.

Engineering-Related Fields Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering-related fields majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 17.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 67.4%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Engineering-Related Fields Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

There are 48,030 people in the state and 1,195,560 people in the nation working in engineering-related fields jobs.

Engineering-Related Fields Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

A typical salary for a engineering-related fields grad in the state is $87,220, compared to a typical salary of $91,630 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Illinois that offer engineering-related fields degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

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

In their early career, Illinois Tech grads earn an average salary of $55,800. The 2.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. 59% of the teachers are full time.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
51,605 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 62% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,100 a year.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
22,448 Total Students

An average student at Northwestern will pay a net price of $24,840. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 83% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $58,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
16,609 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,800 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
4,317 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $20,007. The full-time teacher rate is 33%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
32,324 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $39,600 after graduation.

Some of the careers engineering-related fields majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Industrial Engineers 12% $85,570
Architectural and Engineering Managers 5% $129,600
Industrial Engineering Technicians 5% $54,800
Engineering Technicians 5% $62,930
Engineering Professors 4% $103,720
Engineers 4% $84,550
Industrial Production Managers 4% $98,580
Commercial and Industrial Designers 4% $62,720

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to engineering-related fields.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Industrial Production Technology 613
Drafting & Design Engineering 485
Electronics Engineering 359
Electromechanical Engineering 349
Computer Engineering 263
General Engineering Technology 219
Mechanical Engineering 216
Other Engineering Technology 128

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