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Audio Engineering Schools in Illinois

There are three schools in the state of Illinois offering audio engineering programs. 11 students graduated with degrees from Illinois audio engineering schools in 2010. Nine of all these students graduated with associates degrees and two of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 12 students graduate from audio engineering programs in this state per year. Specifically, two students graduated with audio engineering certificates and nine with an associate's level degree.

Three audio engineering schools are in Illinois. Of these, three schools are public. Tuition at a public audio engineering school varies from $2,352 to $3,060.

Average tuition for audio engineering programs is $2,728. While the lowest tuition in Illinois is at Waubonsee Community College, the highest tuition for audio engineering programs, which is $3,060 every year, is at Parkland College.

Audio engineering schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Audio Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 12 students graduate from audio engineering programs in this state per year. Specifically, two students graduated with audio engineering certificates and nine with an associate's level degree.

Audio Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 8
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 2
  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 9
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 9

Audio Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of four programs in audio engineering. Of these programs, close to 75% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Audio Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3

Sound Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Sound Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18820
  • 25th Percentile: 31480
  • Median: 43530
  • 75th Percentile: 54840
  • 90th Percentile: 68860

Broadcast Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19800
  • 25th Percentile: 23920
  • Median: 37540
  • 75th Percentile: 63140
  • 90th Percentile: 75900

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21260
  • 25th Percentile: 29970
  • Median: 43980
  • 75th Percentile: 63790
  • 90th Percentile: 74140

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38560
  • 25th Percentile: 56580
  • Median: 75410
  • 75th Percentile: 90020
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Media and Communication Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Media and Communication Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29950
  • 25th Percentile: 34510
  • Median: 43060
  • 75th Percentile: 54580
  • 90th Percentile: 65510

Sound Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

Sound Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34090
  • Median Salary 2007: 47430
  • Median Salary 2008: 44480
  • Median Salary 2009: 44160
  • Median Salary 2010: 43530
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 520
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 700

Broadcast Technicians — Employment Trend

Broadcast Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37000
  • Median Salary 2007: 39500
  • Median Salary 2008: 32310
  • Median Salary 2009: 30380
  • Median Salary 2010: 37540
  • Total Employed 2006: 980
  • Total Employed 2007: 1395
  • Total Employed 2008: 1810
  • Total Employed 2009: 1790
  • Total Employed 2010: 1160

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians — Employment Trend

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33600
  • Median Salary 2007: 36070
  • Median Salary 2008: 38450
  • Median Salary 2009: 38170
  • Median Salary 2010: 43980
  • Total Employed 2006: 1310
  • Total Employed 2007: 1100
  • Total Employed 2008: 1000
  • Total Employed 2009: 1170
  • Total Employed 2010: 1490

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 49900
  • Median Salary 2007: 58100
  • Median Salary 2008: 61930
  • Median Salary 2009: 74360
  • Median Salary 2010: 75410
  • Total Employed 2006: 1460
  • Total Employed 2007: 280
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Media and Communication Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Media and Communication Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47960
  • Median Salary 2007: 50340
  • Median Salary 2008: 49110
  • Median Salary 2009: 42660
  • Median Salary 2010: 43060
  • Total Employed 2006: 1860
  • Total Employed 2007: 1360
  • Total Employed 2008: 1530
  • Total Employed 2009: 1610
  • Total Employed 2010: 1420

Illinois vs National Audio Engineering Employment

Illinois vs National Audio Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 3.732% (5010)

Audio Engineering Schools in Illinois

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1. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges - Wabash Valley College

2200 College Drive
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
(618) 393-2982

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College offers one program in audio engineering and it is in town of Mount Carmel, Illinois. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college is the third largest institution in the state of Illinois offering audio engineering.

2. Parkland College

2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821-1899
(217) 351-2200

Parkland College offers one program in audio engineering and this college, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Champaign, IL. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.

3. Waubonsee Community College

Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-0901
(630) 466-7900x5756

Waubonsee Community College offers two programs in audio engineering. Specifically, students are offered one audio engineering certificate by this college and one audio engineering degree at the associate's level. This community college, which is very close to Sugar Grove, Illinois, is in a rural setting. It is one of 46 community colleges in Illinois. This community college is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in audio engineering.