Agricultural Inspectors Salary Information in Illinois

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,630
25th Percentile Wage
$40,670
50th Percentile Wage
$52,820
75th Percentile Wage
$67,480
90th Percentile Wage
$76,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural inspectors in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,820
1.40% 19.22%
2016
$52,080
-8.51% -
2015
$56,510
-3.57% -
2014
$58,530
13.19% -
2013
$50,810
16.02% -
2012
$42,670
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of agricultural inspectors in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of agricultural inspectors in state of Illinois ranges from $29,570 to $62,370. The highest paying area for agricultural inspectors in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $62,370. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $60,680). The lowest paying area is Peoria with a median annual salary of $29,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$62,370
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$60,680
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$55,320
Champaign-Urbana
$38,160
Peoria
$29,570




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