Community College Earnings in Illinois

Community college graduates in Illinois (10 years post graduation) earn approximately $31,800 per year (2024).
The community colleges in Illinois with the highest earning graduates are listed below (where sufficient data available).
Student Earnings Range: $31,700 $45,300 Avg. Student Earnings: $35,371

Community College Earnings in Illinois (2024)

College
Student Earnings
Location
Rank: #11.
Worsham College of Mortuary Science
Private for-profit
Student Earnings: $45,300
495 Northgate Pkwy
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 808-8444
Rank: #22.
Morrison Institute of Technology
Morrison Institute of Technology Photo
Private not-for-profit
Student Earnings: $44,300
701 Portland Ave
Morrison, IL 61270
(815) 772-7218
Rank: #33.
Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park
Private for-profit
Student Earnings: $43,400
8317 W North Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160
(708) 344-4700
Rank: #44.
Oakton Community College
Public
Student Earnings: $41,000
1600 E Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 635-1600
Rank: #55.
William Rainey Harper College
Public
Student Earnings: $39,400
1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 925-6000
Rank: #66.
College of DuPage
Public
Student Earnings: $39,100
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-2800
Rank: #77.
Coyne College
Private for-profit
Student Earnings: $38,600
1 North State Street, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60602
(773) 577-8100
Rank: #88.
Triton College
Public
Student Earnings: $36,200
2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171
(708) 456-0300
Rank: #99.
Student Earnings: $36,100
9000 W. College Parkway
Palos Hills, IL 60465
(708) 974-4300
Rank: #1010.
Wabash Valley College
Public
Student Earnings: $35,800
2200 College Drive
Mount Carmel, IL 62863
(618) 393-2982
Rank: #1111.
Lincoln Trail College
Public
Student Earnings: $35,600
11220 State Hwy 1
Robinson, IL 62454
(618) 393-2982
Rank: #1212.
Kishwaukee College
Public
Student Earnings: $35,400
21193 Malta Rd
Malta, IL 60150
(815) 825-2086
Rank: #1313.
Student Earnings: $35,300
4300 N Narragansett
Chicago, IL 60634
(773) 777-7900
Rank: #1414.
College of Lake County
Public
Student Earnings: $35,200
19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 543-2000
Rank: #1515.
Student Earnings: $35,100
401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 935-6800
Rank: #1616.
Joliet Junior College
Public
Student Earnings: $35,000
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 729-9020
Rank: #1717.
Morton College
Public
Student Earnings: $34,500
3801 S Central Ave
Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 656-8000
Rank: #1818.
Fox College
Fox College Photo
Private, for profit
Student Earnings: $34,400
18020 Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(708) 444-4500
Rank: #1919.
Rock Valley College
Public
Student Earnings: $34,300
3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 921-7821
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Student Earnings: $34,000
1145 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 907-4000
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Elgin Community College
Public
Student Earnings: $34,000
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 697-1000
Rank: #2222.
Illinois Central College
Public
Student Earnings: $33,700
1 College Drive
East Peoria, IL 61635
(309) 694-5422
Rank: #2323.
Parkland College
Parkland College Photo - Parkland College
Public
Student Earnings: $33,500
2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821
(217) 351-2200
Rank: #2424.
Waubonsee Community College
Public
Student Earnings: $33,300
Rte 47 at Waubonsee Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-7900
Rank: #2525.
Rasmussen University-Illinois
Private for-profit
Student Earnings: $33,100
6000 East State Street, 4th Floor
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 316-4800
Rank: #2626.
Student Earnings: $32,800
815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 224-2720
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Lincoln College
Public
Student Earnings: $32,500
300 Keokuk St
Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-3155
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Sauk Valley Community College
Public
Student Earnings: $32,500
173 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 288-5511
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
McHenry County College
McHenry County College Photo - McHenry County College, Liebman Science Center
Public
Student Earnings: $32,400
8900 US Hwy 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
(815) 455-3700
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Prairie State College
Public
Student Earnings: $32,400
202 South Halsted Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 709-3500
Rank: #3131.
Southeastern Illinois College
Public
Student Earnings: $32,300
3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 252-5400
Rank: #3232.
Black Hawk College
Public
Student Earnings: $32,200
6600-34th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 796-5000
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Lake Land College
Public
Student Earnings: $31,800
5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 234-5253
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Northwestern College
Public
Student Earnings: $31,800
9400 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(708) 237-5050
Rank: #3535.
Lincoln Land Community College
Lincoln Land Community College Photo - Outdoor class in the Helen Hamilton study area, adjacent to Lake Macoupin
Public
Student Earnings: $31,700
5250 Shepherd Rd
Springfield, IL 62794
(217) 786-2200
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Illinois average community college earnings?
The Illinois average community college earnings is $31,800 for 2024.
What are schools with the highest average community college earnings in Illinois?
The schools with the highest average community college earnings in Illinois include Worsham College of Mortuary Science, Morrison Institute of Technology and Lincoln College of Technology-Melrose Park.

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