Chemical Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical technicians amongst 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 Chemical Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,750
25th Percentile Wage
$37,280
50th Percentile Wage
$48,110
75th Percentile Wage
$62,350
90th Percentile Wage
$74,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,110
0.67% 14.07%
2016
$47,790
5.88% -
2015
$44,980
-3.02% -
2014
$46,340
20.24% -
2013
$36,960
-11.85% -
2012
$41,340
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $42,910 to $70,190. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in Illinois is East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $70,190. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Peoria (mean annual salary $54,940). The lowest paying area is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$70,190
Peoria
$54,940
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$54,420
Rockford
$50,040
Champaign-Urbana
$49,990
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$45,230
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$44,990
Decatur
$43,430
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$42,910




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