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2021 Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in Illinois

593 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,857 Avg Salary
$26,009 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in IllinoisIn 2018-2019, 593 bachelor's degrees were awarded to family, consumer and human sciences students who went to a Illinois college or university. This makes it the #24 most popular major in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 2.4% of all the family, consumer and human sciences bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

For this year's Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in Illinois ranking, we looked at 6 colleges that offer a bachelor's in family, consumer and human sciences.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Comparing Average Salaries of Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors

After graduation, family, consumer and human sciences majors from schools in Illinois earn an average salary of $29,857 per year. Unfortunately, that is 25% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

The national average salary for family, consumer and human sciences bachelor's degree holders is $29,811. That's pretty close to the average for students who get their degree from a school in Illinois.

Average Salary for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates from Schools in Illinois  29,857
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Average Salary for Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates from Schools Nationwide  29,811
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59,800
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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59,800

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2021 Highest Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Grads in Illinois

The highest paid family, consumer and human sciences majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Graduates in Illinois

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Illinois State University. Illinois State is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Normal.

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Bradley University

Peoria, IL

Bradley University comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Peoria, Bradley is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Located in the small city of Champaign, UIUC is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Northern Illinois University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. NIU is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Dekalb.

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Our rankings recognize Western Illinois University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Macomb, WIU is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

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Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL

Olivet Nazarene University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid family, consumer and human sciences school. Located in the small suburb of Bourbonnais, Olivet Nazarene is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, IL

Our rankings recognize Eastern Illinois University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the distant town of Charleston, EIU is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid family, consumer and human sciences school. SIUC is a large public school located in the small city of Carbondale.

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Our rankings recognize Benedictine University as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Benedictine U is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Lisle.

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Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 37 706
Ohio 34 1,091
Indiana 33 362
Wisconsin 31 338

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Development & Family Studies 343
General Family & Consumer Sciences 132
Textile & Apparel Studies 68
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 36
Human Sciences Business Services 14

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 4,951
Psychology 4,086
Communication & Journalism 3,692
Education 3,367
History 784

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to National Cancer Institute.

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