Accounting Schools in Illinois (IL)

Did you know that MoneyRates ranks Illinois as the best state for making a living? Realize your earning potential and enjoy your life—become an accountant in the soft vastness of the Prairie State, the Land of Lincoln. Use the list below to help find a school to start you on the path to your new career. With campuses all across the state from Chicago to Quad Cities to Naperville, you’re sure to find a school near you. Choose from traditional classroom courses and flexible online programs to find the learning experience that works best for you.

As an Illinois accountant, you will:

  • Ensure that businesses and firms run efficiently
  • Analyze and communicate financial information to the client
  • Verify that public records are kept accurately and taxes are paid on time
  • Offer financial planning and budget analysis

Some career figures for accounting professionals in Illinois:

  • Average annual salary: $70,970
  • Currently employed: 42,820
  • Employment outlook: 22% Growth
  • Most popular degrees: Bachelor’s, Master’s

Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.

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South University Online

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