Other Social Worker Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for other social workers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other social workers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Social Workers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,890
25th Percentile Wage
$52,930
50th Percentile Wage
$68,980
75th Percentile Wage
$77,450
90th Percentile Wage
$88,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other social workers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.22
25th Percentile Wage
$25.45
50th Percentile Wage
$33.15
75th Percentile Wage
$37.24
90th Percentile Wage
$42.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other social workers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.70. The median hourly salary is $33.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.22.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other social workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,98011.84%24.05%
201560,810-17.92%-
201471,7108.72%-
201365,46019.97%-
201252,390--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Social Workers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other social workers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other social workers in state of Illinois ranges from $48,170 to $71,760. The highest paying area for other social workers in Illinois is South Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,760. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $71,560). The lowest paying area is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $48,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$71,760
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$71,560
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$71,390
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$65,140
Danville
$65,060
Peoria
$60,620
Springfield
$58,060
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$56,370
Rockford
$51,330
Champaign-Urbana
$48,170


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