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Chief Executive Salary Information in Rockford, Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Rockford, Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Rockford 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 Rockford, Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$86,910
25th Percentile Wage
$116,450
50th Percentile Wage
$178,160
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Rockford, Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $178,160. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $116,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $86,910.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41.79
25th Percentile Wage
$55.99
50th Percentile Wage
$85.66
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Rockford, Illinois. The median hourly salary is $85.66. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $55.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41.79.

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
2016178,16020.92%22.73%
2015140,8907.28%-
2014130,630-2.64%-
2013134,080-2.68%-
2012137,670--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Rockford with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $178,160 in Rockford is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Rockford is 11.8 percent (11.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) and 57.7 percent (57.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying South Illinois nonmetropolitan area.

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 Rockford, Illinois.