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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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|
|Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)|| |
|Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)|| |
|South Illinois nonmetropolitan area|| |
|West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area|| |