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Natural Resource Management Schools in Illinois

32 Resource Management students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Natural Resource Management major is the 243rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Natural Resource Management Majors in Illinois

Resource Management majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 20
Post-Master’s Certificate 10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 10
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a resource management major is more popular with women than with men.

Natural Resource Management Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of resource management majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 3.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 68.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 18.8%
  • Other Races: 3.1%
Natural Resource Management Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Natural Resource Management Grads in Illinois

65,880 people in the state and 1,826,070 in the nation are employed in jobs related to resource management.

Natural Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Natural Resource Management Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a resource management grad in the state is $68,570, compared to a typical salary of $64,140 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Illinois that offer resource management degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,159 Total Students

In their early career, Loyola Chicago grads earn an average salary of $42,700. 98% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
17,452 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 5 to 1. Graduates earn an average $54,300 after graduation. An average student at UChicago will pay a net price of $26,160.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,743 Total Students

51% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $4,928.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,601 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 64% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,247. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
11,695 Total Students

A typical student attending SIUC will pay a net price of $16,843. 93% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years.

Natural Resource Management Careers in IL

Some of the careers resource management majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Foresters 8% $67,090
Fish and Game Wardens 7% $89,740
Conservation Scientists 5% $63,210
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Recreational Protective Service Workers 5% $20,510
Fire Fighting Supervisors 4% $94,220
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 4% $82,670
Police and Detective Supervisors 4% $109,200
Firefighters 4% $52,650

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to resource management.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Natural Resources Conservation 479
Forestry 64
Wildlife Management 1

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