Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for public relations and fundraising managers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of public relations and fundraising managers 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 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,420
25th Percentile Wage
$74,990
50th Percentile Wage
$100,120
75th Percentile Wage
$137,550
90th Percentile Wage
$188,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations and fundraising managers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $188,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of public relations and fundraising managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$100,120
0.23% 12.71%
2016
$99,890
5.46% -
2015
$94,440
-0.90% -
2014
$95,290
3.59% -
2013
$91,870
4.88% -
2012
$87,390
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations and fundraising managers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations and fundraising managers in state of Illinois ranges from $52,650 to $104,390. The highest paying area for public relations and fundraising managers in Illinois is Peoria with a median annual salary of $104,390. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $103,400). The lowest paying area is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Peoria
$104,390
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$103,400
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$102,490
Springfield
$89,290
Champaign-Urbana
$86,010
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$73,220
Bloomington-Normal
$58,740
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$52,650




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