Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for elementary school teachers, except special education in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of elementary school teachers, except special education amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,840
25th Percentile Wage
$43,900
50th Percentile Wage
$56,610
75th Percentile Wage
$74,820
90th Percentile Wage
$95,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,840.

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 school teachers, except special education 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 school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,6102.28%0.69%
201555,3201.25%-
201454,6302.47%-
201353,280-5.52%-
201256,220--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Illinois ranges from $42,490 to $77,160. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Illinois is Rockford with a median annual salary of $77,160. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $60,870). The lowest paying area is Decatur with a median annual salary of $42,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rockford
$77,160
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$60,870
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$60,120
Kankakee-Bradley
$59,530
Bloomington-Normal
$54,920
Springfield
$54,240
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$51,080
Champaign-Urbana
$46,540
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$46,230
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$45,830
Peoria
$43,830
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$43,290
Danville
$42,750
Decatur
$42,490



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