Civil Engineering Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineering technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineering technicians among Illinois metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,260
25th Percentile Wage
$42,820
50th Percentile Wage
$57,050
75th Percentile Wage
$70,700
90th Percentile Wage
$81,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineering technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.55
25th Percentile Wage
$20.59
50th Percentile Wage
$27.43
75th Percentile Wage
$33.99
90th Percentile Wage
$39.25

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for civil engineering technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.25. The median hourly salary is $27.43. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of civil engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,0503.52%6.99%
201555,0401.34%-
201454,3003.61%-
201352,340-1.38%-
201253,060--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineering Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineering technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $41,650 to $59,590. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $59,590. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $59,560). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$59,590
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$59,560
Springfield
$59,140
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$57,380
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$52,600
Peoria
$51,410
Champaign-Urbana
$50,970
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$41,650


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