Postsecondary Nursing Instructor and Teacher Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers 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 Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,280
25th Percentile Wage
$46,730
50th Percentile Wage
$63,950
75th Percentile Wage
$85,260
90th Percentile Wage
$115,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,950
-2.97% -3.66%
2016
$65,850
-0.58% -
2015
$66,230
6.99% -
2014
$61,600
-6.85% -
2013
$65,820
-0.71% -
2012
$66,290
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in state of Illinois ranges from $60,360 to $69,050. The highest paying area for postsecondary nursing instructors and teachers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $69,050. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $67,440). The lowest paying area is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$69,050
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$67,440
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$65,560
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$64,910
Decatur
$63,890
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$61,820
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$60,360




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