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 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 Civil Engineering Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,450
25th Percentile Wage
$45,310
50th Percentile Wage
$59,890
75th Percentile Wage
$73,130
90th Percentile Wage
$82,170

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 $82,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,890
4.74% 11.40%
2016
$57,050
3.52% -
2015
$55,040
1.34% -
2014
$54,300
3.61% -
2013
$52,340
-1.38% -
2012
$53,060
- -

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 $65,860. The highest paying area for civil engineering technicians in Illinois is Springfield with a median annual salary of $65,860. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $64,960). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $41,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$65,860
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$64,960
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$63,690
Rockford
$61,330
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$57,020
Decatur
$56,120
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$55,880
Peoria
$51,410
Champaign-Urbana
$50,970
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$41,650




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