Engineer, All Other Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for engineers, all other in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of engineers, all other 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 Engineers, All Other in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,200
25th Percentile Wage
$65,220
50th Percentile Wage
$84,560
75th Percentile Wage
$109,900
90th Percentile Wage
$136,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineers, all other in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of engineers, all other from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,560
-0.83% 1.49%
2016
$85,260
-1.08% -
2015
$86,180
-2.87% -
2014
$88,650
0.86% -
2013
$87,890
5.22% -
2012
$83,300
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Engineers, All Other in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of engineers, all other in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of engineers, all other in state of Illinois ranges from $66,560 to $88,850. The highest paying area for engineers, all other in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $88,850. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $87,820). The lowest paying area is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $66,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$88,850
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$87,820
Springfield
$86,650
Rockford
$82,090
Danville
$78,270
Peoria
$77,280
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$76,800
Bloomington-Normal
$75,580
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$75,220
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$74,790
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$72,250
Champaign-Urbana
$66,560




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