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Sound Engineering Schools in Illinois

There are three schools in the state of Illinois offering sound engineering programs. In 2010, 127 students graduated with degrees from Illinois sound engineering schools. 115 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and nine of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 116 students graduate from sound engineering programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from sound engineering programs. Out of those, nine students graduated with certificates in sound engineering, three with an associate's level degree, and 115 with a bachelor's level degree.

Three sound engineering schools are in this Great Lakes state. And out of these, while one school is private, two schools are public. Tuition at a private sound engineering school is $19,610.

Average tuition for programs in sound engineering is $19,610.

Illinois sound engineering schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No undergraduate level students in sound engineering sought masters level degrees in 2010.

Sound Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

On average, 116 students graduate from sound engineering programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of students who US schools graduate from sound engineering programs. Out of those, nine students graduated with certificates in sound engineering, three with an associate's level degree, and 115 with a bachelor's level degree.

Sound Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 9
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 96
  • Bachelor 2007: 117
  • Bachelor 2008: 104
  • Bachelor 2009: 107
  • Bachelor 2010: 115

Sound Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in Illinois offer a total of three programs in sound engineering. Of these programs, approximately 33% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Sound Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Sound Engineering Technicians — Salary by Percentile

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

Career Trends

Sound Engineering Technicians — Employment Trend

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

Illinois vs National Sound Engineering Employment

Illinois vs National Sound Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 4.473% (700)

Sound Engineering Schools in Illinois

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1. Columbia College - Chicago

600 South Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605-1996
(312) 663-1600

Columbia College-Chicago offers one program in sound engineering and Columbia is in the center of Chicago. 11,922 students seek degrees in 56 programs at this school, overall. Columbia is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering sound engineering programs.

2. Prairie State College

202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-8226
(708) 709-3500

Prairie State College is in the suburbs of Chicago Heights, Illinois and this college offers one program in sound engineering. 5,791 students seek degrees in 47 Prairie State College programs, overall. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in sound engineering.

3. Southwestern Illinois College

2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221-5899
(618) 235-2700

Southwestern Illinois College, which is very close to Belleville, Illinois, is in a rural setting and this school offers one sound engineering program. Overall, 13,221 students pursue degrees in 100 programs at this school. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Illinois offering sound engineering.