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 among Illinois 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,240
25th Percentile Wage
$78,430
50th Percentile Wage
$100,910
75th Percentile Wage
$124,340
90th Percentile Wage
$149,230

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 $149,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for elementary and secondary school education administrators in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of elementary and secondary school education administrators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016100,9102.02%3.20%
201598,870-0.83%-
201499,6904.49%-
201395,210-2.59%-
201297,680--

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 $77,870 to $111,580. 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 $111,580. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $107,700). The lowest paying area is East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $77,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$111,580
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$107,700
Rockford
$93,190
Springfield
$93,010
Kankakee-Bradley
$90,110
Bloomington-Normal
$89,090
Champaign-Urbana
$86,760
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$86,180
Peoria
$82,680
Danville
$82,450
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$81,520
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$79,180
Decatur
$78,520
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$77,870


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