Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical and electronics engineering technicians 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,890
25th Percentile Wage
$53,710
50th Percentile Wage
$66,190
75th Percentile Wage
$77,810
90th Percentile Wage
$93,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.66
25th Percentile Wage
$25.82
50th Percentile Wage
$31.82
75th Percentile Wage
$37.40
90th Percentile Wage
$44.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.96. The median hourly salary is $31.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.66.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,1901.57%16.33%
201565,1507.29%-
201460,4003.64%-
201358,2004.85%-
201255,380--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $56,050 to $66,400. The highest paying area for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $66,400. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $66,200). The lowest paying area is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$66,400
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$66,200
Champaign-Urbana
$64,650
Peoria
$63,270
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$63,200
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$61,290
Bloomington-Normal
$60,720
Springfield
$60,700
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$60,250
Rockford
$57,540
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$56,050



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