Postsecondary Computer Science Teacher Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary computer science teachers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary computer science teachers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Computer Science Teachers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,860
25th Percentile Wage
$48,520
50th Percentile Wage
$85,670
75th Percentile Wage
$118,320
90th Percentile Wage
$149,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary computer science teachers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $149,720. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,670
-4.69% 26.79%
2016
$89,690
3.36% -
2015
$86,680
26.58% -
2014
$63,640
-4.53% -
2013
$66,520
5.71% -
2012
$62,720
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary computer science teachers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary computer science teachers in state of Illinois ranges from $67,420 to $94,190. The highest paying area for postsecondary computer science teachers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $94,190. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $92,170). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$94,190
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$92,170
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$69,410
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$67,420




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