Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for aerospace engineering and operations technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of aerospace engineering and operations technicians among Illinois cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,670
25th Percentile Wage
$37,710
50th Percentile Wage
$57,320
75th Percentile Wage
$71,000
90th Percentile Wage
$80,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineering and operations technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineering and operations technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,320
0.98% 0.45%
2016
$56,760
5.23% -
2015
$53,790
1.39% -
2014
$53,040
19.78% -
2013
$42,550
-34.10% -
2012
$57,060
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $56,570 to $56,590. The highest paying area for aerospace engineering and operations technicians in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $56,590. The lowest paying area is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $56,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$56,590
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$56,570




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