Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for other life, physical, and social science technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other life, physical, and social science technicians among Illinois cities 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 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,700
25th Percentile Wage
$39,230
50th Percentile Wage
$48,930
75th Percentile Wage
$60,660
90th Percentile Wage
$75,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life, physical, and social science technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,930
4.23% 13.57%
2016
$46,860
-6.64% -
2015
$49,970
9.07% -
2014
$45,440
5.72% -
2013
$42,840
1.28% -
2012
$42,290
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $30,520 to $64,710. The highest paying area for other life, physical, and social science technicians in Illinois is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $64,710. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Springfield (mean annual salary $54,400). The lowest paying area is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Champaign-Urbana
$64,710
Springfield
$54,400
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$51,070
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$49,340
Peoria
$49,080
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$48,200
Rockford
$45,890
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$41,100
Bloomington-Normal
$32,960
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$30,520




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