Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for human resources managers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of human resources managers among 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 Human Resources Managers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,410
25th Percentile Wage
$75,830
50th Percentile Wage
$101,780
75th Percentile Wage
$134,970
90th Percentile Wage
$176,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $176,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$101,780
3.44% 8.53%
2016
$98,280
4.58% -
2015
$93,780
0.78% -
2014
$93,050
3.20% -
2013
$90,070
-3.36% -
2012
$93,100
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of human resources managers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources managers in state of Illinois ranges from $70,760 to $112,010. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Illinois is Kankakee-Bradley with a median annual salary of $112,010. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $105,910). The lowest paying area is Danville with a median annual salary of $70,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kankakee-Bradley
$112,010
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$105,910
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$104,660
Peoria
$104,240
Springfield
$101,680
Bloomington-Normal
$93,850
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$90,820
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$89,700
Rockford
$87,730
Decatur
$82,950
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$81,860
Champaign-Urbana
$80,870
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$71,930
Danville
$70,760




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