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Legislator Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) 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 Metropolitan Division), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,210
25th Percentile Wage
$18,960
50th Percentile Wage
$31,210
75th Percentile Wage
$77,380
90th Percentile Wage
$99,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,210.

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
$31,210
9.48% 38.99%
2016
$28,250
-42.23% -
2015
$40,180
51.57% -
2014
$19,460
1.34% -
2013
$19,200
0.83% -
2012
$19,040
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $31,210 in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) 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 Metropolitan Division) is 54.6 percent (54.6%) lower than that in the highest paying Springfield and 39.3 percent (39.3%) 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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