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Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of aerospace engineers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of aerospace engineers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Aerospace Engineers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,390
25th Percentile Wage
$86,890
50th Percentile Wage
$101,870
75th Percentile Wage
$123,650
90th Percentile Wage
$139,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $139,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $72,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$101,870
-1.23% -13.08%
2016
$103,120
-1.38% -
2015
$104,540
0.81% -
2014
$103,690
7.54% -
2013
$95,870
-20.15% -
2012
$115,190
- -

Table 3. Compare Aerospace Engineer Salary in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $101,870, Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is the second highest paying city for aerospace engineers in state of Illinois, following the highest paying city Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (median annual salary of $102,520). Compared with Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is .6 percent (.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$102,520
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$101,870
Rockford
$98,100



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