Postsecondary Communications Teacher Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary communications teachers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary communications teachers 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 Postsecondary Communications Teachers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,660
25th Percentile Wage
$50,730
50th Percentile Wage
$74,480
75th Percentile Wage
$108,470
90th Percentile Wage
$132,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary communications teachers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary communications teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,480
-4.23% 36.10%
2016
$77,630
-0.57% -
2015
$78,070
28.68% -
2014
$55,680
-4.65% -
2013
$58,270
18.33% -
2012
$47,590
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Communications Teachers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary communications teachers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary communications teachers in state of Illinois ranges from $68,420 to $76,760. The highest paying area for postsecondary communications teachers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $76,760. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $71,100). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$76,760
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$71,100
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$68,420




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for postsecondary communications teachers

💰 Highest paying industries for postsecondary communications teachers.