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Registered Nurses Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for registered nurses in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of registered nurses 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 Registered Nurses in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,050
25th Percentile Wage
$57,690
50th Percentile Wage
$70,190
75th Percentile Wage
$85,230
90th Percentile Wage
$100,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for registered nurses in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of registered nurses from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,190
2.11% 7.11%
2016
$68,710
2.28% -
2015
$67,140
1.58% -
2014
$66,080
1.80% -
2013
$64,890
-0.48% -
2012
$65,200
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Registered Nurses in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of registered nurses in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of registered nurses in state of Illinois ranges from $56,090 to $75,310. The highest paying area for registered nurses in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $75,310. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $74,250). The lowest paying area is East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$75,310
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$74,250
Kankakee-Bradley
$69,070
Danville
$64,030
Springfield
$63,770
Rockford
$62,630
Peoria
$61,170
Decatur
$60,450
Champaign-Urbana
$59,790
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$58,360
Bloomington-Normal
$58,290
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$56,730
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$56,140
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$56,090




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