Transportation Inspectors Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for transportation inspectors in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of transportation inspectors 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 Transportation Inspectors in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,960
25th Percentile Wage
$64,640
50th Percentile Wage
$86,810
75th Percentile Wage
$109,300
90th Percentile Wage
$130,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for transportation inspectors in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,810
12.30% 36.54%
2016
$76,130
3.74% -
2015
$73,280
1.16% -
2014
$72,430
11.68% -
2013
$63,970
13.88% -
2012
$55,090
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Transportation Inspectors in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of transportation inspectors in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of transportation inspectors in state of Illinois ranges from $47,770 to $93,610. The highest paying area for transportation inspectors in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $93,610. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) (mean annual salary $93,500). The lowest paying area is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$93,610
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$93,500
Springfield
$60,140
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$47,770




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