Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for architects (except landscape and naval) in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architects (except landscape and naval) among Illinois areas 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 Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,260
25th Percentile Wage
$55,780
50th Percentile Wage
$72,840
75th Percentile Wage
$95,940
90th Percentile Wage
$126,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,260.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of architects (except landscape and naval) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,840
-4.24% 3.58%
2016
$75,930
2.33% -
2015
$74,160
2.05% -
2014
$72,640
0.99% -
2013
$71,920
2.35% -
2012
$70,230
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in state of Illinois ranges from $59,980 to $89,990. The highest paying area for architects (except landscape and naval) in Illinois is Springfield with a median annual salary of $89,990. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $82,270). The lowest paying area is Rockford with a median annual salary of $59,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$89,990
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$82,270
Peoria
$77,170
Champaign-Urbana
$76,210
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$73,440
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$72,720
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$72,540
Decatur
$71,090
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$65,620
Rockford
$59,980




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