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Allied Health Professions Schools in Illinois

2,914 students earned Allied Health degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

Allied Health Professions Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 7.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.1%
  • White: 67.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Allied Health Professions Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 57,580 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Illinois

Allied Health grads earn an average of $62,390 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 69 colleges in Illinois that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
407 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,900 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time. 57% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,569.

215 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,104 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time.

214 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,567 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $4,768. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,600 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

158 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,841 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time. 63% of students get financical aid.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
537 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $15,917. 79% of students get financical aid.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,530 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.40%. Of all the students who attend this school, 54% get financial aid.

#7

Triton College

River Grove
107 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,529 Total Students

28% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Triton College will pay a net price of $4,675. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,454 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it. 28% of the teachers are full time.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,193 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,800 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,928.

#10

South Suburban College

South Holland
101 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,232 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Allied Health Professions Careers in IL

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Hearing Aid Specialists 24% $40,710
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 12% $76,590
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 10% $31,480
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 2% $56,780
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 2% $74,910
Health Technologists and Technicians 2% $43,790
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 1% $83,680
Surgical Technologists 1% $47,940
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -59% $56,360

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,332
Allied Health Services 3,375
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,881
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 707
Dental Support Services 657
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 494
Health Sciences & Services 431
Mental & Social Health Services 259

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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