Network and Computer Systems Administrator Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for network and computer systems administrators in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of network and computer systems administrators amongst 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 Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,440
25th Percentile Wage
$66,770
50th Percentile Wage
$84,390
75th Percentile Wage
$104,920
90th Percentile Wage
$127,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for network and computer systems administrators in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $84,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of network and computer systems administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$84,390
2.48% 15.42%
2016
$82,300
2.71% -
2015
$80,070
5.57% -
2014
$75,610
2.51% -
2013
$73,710
3.16% -
2012
$71,380
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Network and Computer Systems Administrators in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of network and computer systems administrators in state of Illinois ranges from $58,090 to $88,560. The highest paying area for network and computer systems administrators in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $88,560. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $86,460). The lowest paying area is Kankakee-Bradley with a median annual salary of $58,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$88,560
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$86,460
Bloomington-Normal
$84,410
Rockford
$80,620
Springfield
$76,740
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$75,100
Peoria
$74,830
Champaign-Urbana
$72,430
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$68,510
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$64,000
Decatur
$63,550
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$61,370
Kankakee-Bradley
$58,090




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