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Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of aerospace engineers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of aerospace engineers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) 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 Metropolitan Division), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,610
25th Percentile Wage
$87,600
50th Percentile Wage
$102,520
75th Percentile Wage
$123,770
90th Percentile Wage
$142,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $142,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $102,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $73,610.

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
$102,520
-1.18% -11.54%
2016
$103,730
-1.23% -
2015
$105,010
0.87% -
2014
$104,100
7.68% -
2013
$96,100
-18.99% -
2012
$114,350
- -

Table 3. Compare Aerospace Engineer Salary in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with Other Illinois Cities

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

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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