General and Operations Manager Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for general and operations managers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general and operations managers amongst Illinois 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 General and Operations Managers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,700
25th Percentile Wage
$63,200
50th Percentile Wage
$101,710
75th Percentile Wage
$159,580
90th Percentile Wage
$187,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $187,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of general and operations managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$101,710
3.99% 12.64%
2016
$97,650
4.09% -
2015
$93,660
2.41% -
2014
$91,400
2.32% -
2013
$89,280
0.48% -
2012
$88,850
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General and Operations Managers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general and operations managers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general and operations managers in state of Illinois ranges from $58,490 to $112,880. The highest paying area for general and operations managers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $112,880. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $109,260). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $58,490.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$112,880
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$109,260
Peoria
$99,070
Rockford
$82,020
Champaign-Urbana
$80,040
Decatur
$75,500
Springfield
$74,580
Kankakee-Bradley
$72,740
Bloomington-Normal
$69,480
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$66,810
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$64,940
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$59,530
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$59,330
Danville
$58,490




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