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Legislator Salary Information in Springfield, Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Springfield, Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of legislators in Springfield is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Springfield, Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Springfield, Illinois. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Springfield with Other Illinois Cities

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 $36,940). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Springfield is 46.2 percent (46.2%) 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.