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Computer Support Specialist Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 67 students earned their Computer Support Specialist degrees in IL.

In this state, Computer Support Specialist is the 17th most popular major out of a total 27 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Support Specialist Majors in Illinois

Computer Support Specialist majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 63
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a computer support specialist major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Support Specialist Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of computer support specialist majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 29.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.4%
  • White: 46.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Computer Support Specialist Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Support Specialist Grads in Illinois

There are 34,860 people in the state and 812,060 people in the nation working in computer support specialist jobs.

Computer Support Specialist Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Computer Support Specialist Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a computer support specialist grad in the state is $53,020, compared to a typical salary of $55,050 nationwide.

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There are 4 colleges in Illinois that offer computer support specialist degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,974 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,400 a year. 61% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Prairie State College

Chicago Heights
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,843 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $22,500 after graduation. A typical student attending Prairie State College will pay a net price of $8,196.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,386 Total Students

36% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending SRC will pay a net price of $9,188. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid.


Morton College

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,439 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 9.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,342.

Computer Support Specialist Careers in IL

Some of the careers computer support specialist majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Computer User Support Specialists 10% $50,470
Computer Network Support Specialists 8% $61,970

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to computer support specialist.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Computer & IS Security 403
System, Networking & LAN/WAN 244
Network Administration 211
Web/Multimedia Management 51
Information Technology Management 2

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