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Substitute Teacher Salary Information in Illinois

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Substitute Teachers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,380
25th Percentile Wage
$24,340
50th Percentile Wage
$29,800
75th Percentile Wage
$39,780
90th Percentile Wage
$58,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substitute teachers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,380.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.32
25th Percentile Wage
$11.70
50th Percentile Wage
$14.33
75th Percentile Wage
$19.13
90th Percentile Wage
$28.24

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for substitute teachers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $28.24. The median hourly salary is $14.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of substitute teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201629,8002.28%13.66%
201529,1204.29%-
201427,8703.09%-
201327,0104.74%-
201225,730--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Substitute Teachers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of substitute teachers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of substitute teachers in state of Illinois ranges from $20,850 to $36,350. The highest paying area for substitute teachers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $36,350. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $32,560). The lowest paying area is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $20,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$36,350
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$32,560
Champaign-Urbana
$29,750
Rockford
$27,860
Springfield
$27,630
Kankakee-Bradley
$27,600
Peoria
$26,950
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$26,930
Bloomington-Normal
$24,680
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$22,810
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$21,400
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$20,850


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