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Survey Researchers Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for survey researchers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of survey researchers amongst 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 Survey Researchers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,960
25th Percentile Wage
$38,270
50th Percentile Wage
$47,440
75th Percentile Wage
$73,460
90th Percentile Wage
$94,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for survey researchers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,960.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.96
25th Percentile Wage
$18.39
50th Percentile Wage
$22.81
75th Percentile Wage
$35.32
90th Percentile Wage
$45.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for survey researchers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $45.45. The median hourly salary is $22.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.96.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,440-9.36%6.72%
201551,880-1.91%-
201452,870-7.04%-
201356,59021.81%-
201244,250--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Survey Researchers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of survey researchers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of survey researchers in state of Illinois ranges from $47,540 to $47,630. The highest paying area for survey researchers in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $47,630. The lowest paying area is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $47,540.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$47,630
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$47,540



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