The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Springfield, Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of legislators in Springfield is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$19,210|
|25th Percentile Wage||$68,660|
|50th Percentile Wage||$68,670|
|75th Percentile Wage||$68,680|
|90th Percentile Wage||$68,680|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Springfield, Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,210.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||3-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $68,670, Springfield is the highest paying city for legislators in state of Illinois, followed by Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $41,110). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Springfield is 40.1 percent (40.1%) higher than that in Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)|| |
|Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)|| |
|West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area|| |
|South Illinois nonmetropolitan area|| |
See also: Top paying jobs in Springfield, Illinois.