Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineering technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians among Illinois areas 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 Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,740
25th Percentile Wage
$44,700
50th Percentile Wage
$58,320
75th Percentile Wage
$73,580
90th Percentile Wage
$88,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,320
5.40% 3.45%
2016
$55,170
4.30% -
2015
$52,800
-1.44% -
2014
$53,560
-5.55% -
2013
$56,530
0.39% -
2012
$56,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $38,750 to $65,950. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Illinois is Peoria with a median annual salary of $65,950. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Bloomington-Normal (mean annual salary $65,230). The lowest paying area is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Peoria
$65,950
Bloomington-Normal
$65,230
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$63,310
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$60,020
Rockford
$57,520
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$56,490
Danville
$50,770
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$48,050
Decatur
$48,030
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$45,590
Springfield
$45,410
Champaign-Urbana
$39,740
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$38,750




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for mechanical engineering technicians

💰 Highest paying industries for mechanical engineering technicians.