Transit and Railroad Police Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for transit and railroad police in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of transit and railroad police among Illinois metropolitan 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 Transit and Railroad Police in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,360
25th Percentile Wage
$57,390
50th Percentile Wage
$68,520
75th Percentile Wage
$78,050
90th Percentile Wage
$89,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transit and railroad police in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,520
-4.25% 36.35%
2016
$71,430
4.84% -
2015
$67,970
8.21% -
2014
$62,390
3.53% -
2013
$60,190
27.55% -
2012
$43,610
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