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Legislator Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,170
25th Percentile Wage
$19,000
50th Percentile Wage
$29,050
75th Percentile Wage
$74,430
90th Percentile Wage
$95,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,050
16.08% 34.42%
2016
$24,380
-9.76% -
2015
$26,760
27.50% -
2014
$19,400
1.03% -
2013
$19,200
0.78% -
2012
$19,050
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $29,050 in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is in the middle of salary range for legislators in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of legislators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) is 57.7 percent (57.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Springfield and 34.8 percent (34.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Danville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$68,670
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$41,110
Peoria
$36,580
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$31,210
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$29,050
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$19,370
Bloomington-Normal
$19,300
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$19,220
Decatur
$19,150
Kankakee-Bradley
$19,090
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$19,090
Rockford
$19,050
Champaign-Urbana
$18,980
Danville
$18,940



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