Forest and Conservation Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for forest and conservation technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of forest and conservation technicians 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,880
25th Percentile Wage
$36,200
50th Percentile Wage
$46,840
75th Percentile Wage
$56,100
90th Percentile Wage
$62,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for forest and conservation technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of forest and conservation technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,840
-2.95% 14.41%
2016
$48,220
19.06% -
2015
$39,030
-29.80% -
2014
$50,660
4.70% -
2013
$48,280
16.96% -
2012
$40,090
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Forest and Conservation Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of forest and conservation technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $39,050 to $53,060. The highest paying area for forest and conservation technicians in Illinois is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,060. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $51,630). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,050.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$53,060
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$51,630
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$51,630
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$44,260
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$42,270
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$39,050




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for forest and conservation technicians

💰 Highest paying industries for forest and conservation technicians.