Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,310
25th Percentile Wage
$51,710
50th Percentile Wage
$69,980
75th Percentile Wage
$92,470
90th Percentile Wage
$118,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,980
-2.23% 5.19%
2016
$71,540
9.21% -
2015
$64,950
0.57% -
2014
$64,580
1.83% -
2013
$63,400
-4.65% -
2012
$66,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Illinois ranges from $52,650 to $78,590. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Illinois is Kankakee-Bradley with a median annual salary of $78,590. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Bloomington-Normal (mean annual salary $77,440). The lowest paying area is Peoria with a median annual salary of $52,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kankakee-Bradley
$78,590
Bloomington-Normal
$77,440
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$72,450
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$69,840
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$66,960
Rockford
$66,870
Springfield
$62,920
Champaign-Urbana
$61,610
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$60,530
Decatur
$57,210
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$55,930
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$53,820
Peoria
$52,650




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