Computer User Support Specialist Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer user support specialists in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer user support specialists 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 Computer User Support Specialists in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,510
25th Percentile Wage
$38,230
50th Percentile Wage
$50,730
75th Percentile Wage
$66,620
90th Percentile Wage
$81,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer user support specialists in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer user support specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,730
-1.12% 7.12%
2016
$51,300
0.45% -
2015
$51,070
3.52% -
2014
$49,270
4.49% -
2013
$47,060
-0.13% -
2012
$47,120
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer User Support Specialists in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer user support specialists in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer user support specialists in state of Illinois ranges from $38,960 to $52,520. The highest paying area for computer user support specialists in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $52,520. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $51,570). The lowest paying area is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$52,520
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$51,570
Bloomington-Normal
$49,430
Champaign-Urbana
$47,550
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$46,040
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$45,900
Rockford
$44,120
Decatur
$42,500
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$41,180
Springfield
$40,670
Danville
$40,240
Peoria
$39,950
Kankakee-Bradley
$39,910
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$38,960




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