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Surveyors Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for surveyors in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surveyors 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 Surveyors in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,570
25th Percentile Wage
$52,790
50th Percentile Wage
$63,370
75th Percentile Wage
$79,850
90th Percentile Wage
$97,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surveyors in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $97,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,370
2.79% 1.09%
2016
$61,600
7.42% -
2015
$57,030
-4.00% -
2014
$59,310
-2.02% -
2013
$60,510
-3.59% -
2012
$62,680
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surveyors in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surveyors in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surveyors in state of Illinois ranges from $46,300 to $67,800. The highest paying area for surveyors in Illinois is Peoria with a median annual salary of $67,800. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $66,140). The lowest paying area is East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Peoria
$67,800
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$66,140
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$65,090
Springfield
$61,810
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$58,520
Champaign-Urbana
$56,750
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$54,930
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$47,080
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$46,300




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