First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of correctional officers among 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 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,740
25th Percentile Wage
$75,100
50th Percentile Wage
$86,220
75th Percentile Wage
$102,400
90th Percentile Wage
$122,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,740.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.09
25th Percentile Wage
$36.11
50th Percentile Wage
$41.45
75th Percentile Wage
$49.23
90th Percentile Wage
$59.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.06. The median hourly salary is $41.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.09.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,22012.42%17.57%
201575,5100.93%-
201474,810-8.56%-
201381,21012.49%-
201271,070--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in state of Illinois ranges from $84,490 to $90,470. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Illinois is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $90,470. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $89,810). The lowest paying area is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $84,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$90,470
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$89,810
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$86,640
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$86,520
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$84,490


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