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Private Investigator Schools in Illinois

There are two schools in the state of Illinois offering private investigator programs. In 2010, 22 students graduated from programs at Illinois private investigator schools.

Overview

On average, 11 students graduate from private investigator programs in Illinois each year. This accounts for 4% of private investigator students who US schools graduate. In 2010, 22 students graduated with a private investigator degree at the bachelor's level.

Two private investigator schools are in Illinois. Of these, while one school is private, one school is public. While tuition at a public private investigator school is $10,149, private private investigator school tuition is $23,780.

Average tuition for programs in private investigation is $17,289. While the highest tuition for programs in private investigation, which is $23,780 each year, is at Lewis University, the lowest tuition in Illinois, which is $10,149 each year, is at Western Illinois University.

Illinois schools offer bachelors degrees for students pursing private investigator. No private investigator students at the undergraduate level pursued masters level degrees.

Private Investigator Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 11 students graduate from private investigator programs in Illinois each year. This accounts for 4% of private investigator students who US schools graduate. In 2010, 22 students graduated with a private investigator degree at the bachelor's level.

Private Investigator Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 19
  • Bachelor 2010: 22

Private Investigator Program Availability in Illinois

Illinois schools offer a total of two private investigator programs.

Private Investigator Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 2

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50650
  • 25th Percentile: 61900
  • Median: 78630
  • 75th Percentile: 103690
  • 90th Percentile: 127020

Private Detectives and Investigators — Salary by Percentile

Private Detectives and Investigators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24510
  • 25th Percentile: 28440
  • Median: 34160
  • 75th Percentile: 42240
  • 90th Percentile: 66620

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

Detectives and Criminal Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76030
  • Median Salary 2007: 80210
  • Median Salary 2008: 72960
  • Median Salary 2009: 75420
  • Median Salary 2010: 78630
  • Total Employed 2006: 3700
  • Total Employed 2007: 3960
  • Total Employed 2008: 2920
  • Total Employed 2009: 2840
  • Total Employed 2010: 2970

Private Detectives and Investigators — Employment Trend

Private Detectives and Investigators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31750
  • Median Salary 2007: 33420
  • Median Salary 2008: 37200
  • Median Salary 2009: 36310
  • Median Salary 2010: 34160
  • Total Employed 2006: 1300
  • Total Employed 2007: 2070
  • Total Employed 2008: 2380
  • Total Employed 2009: 1630
  • Total Employed 2010: 910

Illinois vs National Private Investigator Employment

Illinois vs National Private Investigator Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 2.794% (3880)

Private Investigator Schools in Illinois

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1. Lewis University

One University Parkway
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200
(815) 838-0500

Lewis University offers one private investigator program and this school is in Romeoville, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in private investigation.

2. Western Illinois University

1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 295-1414

Western Illinois University offers one private investigator program and it is in Macomb, IL. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Illinois offering private investigation.