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Chief Executive Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of chief executives 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,080
25th Percentile Wage
$120,800
50th Percentile Wage
$195,300
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $195,300. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $120,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $67,080.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.25
25th Percentile Wage
$58.08
50th Percentile Wage
$93.89
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois. The median hourly salary is $93.89. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $58.08. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016195,3008.27%14.31%
2015179,1403.36%-
2014173,1204.34%-
2013165,600-1.06%-
2012167,350--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive 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 $195,300, Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is the second highest paying city for chief executives in state of Illinois, following the highest paying city Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (median annual salary of $202,010). Compared with Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), the median annual salary of chief executives in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is 3.3 percent (3.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$202,010
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$195,300
Rockford
$178,160
Peoria
$164,170
Kankakee-Bradley
$163,610
Danville
$152,620
Springfield
$146,960
Champaign-Urbana
$143,770
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$128,980
Bloomington-Normal
$126,050
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$115,900
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$114,700
Decatur
$80,700
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$75,310

See also: Top paying jobs in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois.