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Veterinarians Salary Information in Illinois

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,940
25th Percentile Wage
$69,860
50th Percentile Wage
$82,250
75th Percentile Wage
$104,370
90th Percentile Wage
$130,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.86
25th Percentile Wage
$33.59
50th Percentile Wage
$39.54
75th Percentile Wage
$50.18
90th Percentile Wage
$62.72

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinarians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.72. The median hourly salary is $39.54. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.86.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,250-0.49%6.95%
201582,6500.30%-
201482,4000.04%-
201382,3707.09%-
201276,530--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Illinois ranges from $60,660 to $87,570. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Illinois is Peoria with a median annual salary of $87,570. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Champaign-Urbana (mean annual salary $85,980). The lowest paying area is Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Peoria
$87,570
Champaign-Urbana
$85,980
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$85,870
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$85,100
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$82,130
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$81,660
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$78,940
Rockford
$78,580
Springfield
$74,260
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$60,660


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