Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrator Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary and secondary school education administrators in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary and secondary school education administrators 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 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,440
25th Percentile Wage
$78,560
50th Percentile Wage
$101,380
75th Percentile Wage
$125,460
90th Percentile Wage
$153,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$101,380
0.46% 3.65%
2016
$100,910
2.02% -
2015
$98,870
-0.83% -
2014
$99,690
4.49% -
2013
$95,210
-2.59% -
2012
$97,680
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators in state of Illinois ranges from $78,220 to $109,480. The highest paying area for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $109,480. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $107,150). The lowest paying area is Peoria with a median annual salary of $78,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$109,480
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$107,150
Springfield
$96,850
Rockford
$92,510
Kankakee-Bradley
$90,110
Champaign-Urbana
$89,600
Danville
$89,210
Bloomington-Normal
$89,090
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$88,810
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$87,630
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$83,700
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$80,520
Decatur
$79,440
Peoria
$78,220




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