Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers 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 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,940
25th Percentile Wage
$58,530
50th Percentile Wage
$73,650
75th Percentile Wage
$113,610
90th Percentile Wage
$164,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $164,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,940.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,650
18.15% 9.86%
2016
$60,280
-3.50% -
2015
$62,390
9.18% -
2014
$56,660
-7.27% -
2013
$60,780
-9.23% -
2012
$66,390
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in state of Illinois ranges from $61,300 to $63,460. The highest paying area for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $63,460. The lowest paying area is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $61,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$63,460
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$61,300




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