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Writers and Authors Salary Information in Springfield, Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of writers and authors in Springfield, Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of writers and authors in Springfield is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Writers and Authors in Springfield, Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,210
25th Percentile Wage
$26,650
50th Percentile Wage
$34,810
75th Percentile Wage
$52,640
90th Percentile Wage
$73,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for writers and authors in Springfield, Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $23,210.

Table 3. Compare Writers and Authors Salary in Springfield with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $34,810 in Springfield is in the middle of salary range for writers and authors in state of Illinois. In comparison, the annual salary of writers and authors in Springfield is 46.0 percent (46.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Champaign-Urbana and 17.0 percent (17.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Champaign-Urbana
$64,480
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$60,210
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$59,700
Peoria
$59,390
Rockford
$51,100
Springfield
$34,810
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$30,420
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$28,900



See also: Top paying jobs in Springfield, Illinois.