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Air Transportation Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 341 students earned their Air Transport degrees in IL.

An Air Transportation major is the 109th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Air Transportation Majors in Illinois

Air Transport majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 257
Associate’s Degree 48
Master’s Degree 19
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 17

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a air transport major is more popular with men than with women.

Air Transportation Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of air transport majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.9%
  • White: 68.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.7%
  • Other Races: 4.1%
Air Transportation Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Air Transportation Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 28,750 people employed in jobs related to an air transport degree, compared to 396,690 nationwide.

Air Transportation Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Air Transportation Jobs in Illinois

In this state, air transport grads earn an average of $99,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,530.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Illinois that offer air transport degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,817 Total Students

83% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.47 years to complete their degree at SIUC.

#2

Lewis University

Romeoville
114 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
6,440 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.38 years to graduate. 40% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

#3

Parkland College

Champaign
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,074 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 42%. A typical student attending Parkland College will pay a net price of $9,249. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,400 a year.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,841 Total Students

A typical student attending SWIC will pay a net price of $7,650. The full-time teacher rate is 25%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,307 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 39%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,565 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 42%. Of all the students who attend this school, 68% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,086 Total Students

41% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at Quincy U. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

Air Transportation Careers in IL

Some of the careers air transport majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Flight Attendants 20% $54,020
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers 13% $177,280
Airfield Operations Specialists 8% $0
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 7% $90,420
Commercial Pilots 7% $89,520
Air Traffic Controllers 7% $150,960

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to air transport.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Ground Transportation 1,006
Transportation & Materials Moving 2

View all majors related to Air Transportation

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