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Ship Engineer Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for ship engineers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of ship engineers 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 Ship Engineers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,840
25th Percentile Wage
$44,970
50th Percentile Wage
$73,250
75th Percentile Wage
$95,990
90th Percentile Wage
$138,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for ship engineers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of ship engineers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$73,250
11.93% 21.35%
2013
$64,510
10.70% -
2012
$57,610
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Ship Engineers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of ship engineers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of ship engineers in state of Illinois ranges from $58,800 to $85,710. The highest paying area for ship engineers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $85,710. The lowest paying area is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $58,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$85,710
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$58,800




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