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In Illinois:

  • Workers on average earn $22,880.
  • 10% of workers earn $22,880 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $30,400 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $26,000.
  • 10% of workers earn $17,840 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $45,910 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site .

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$17,840$20,020$26,000$30,850$45,910
Illinois$22,880$22,880$22,880$26,050$30,400
Bloomington, IL$22,880$22,880$22,880$23,280$30,540
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL$21,420$21,420$21,620$27,610$37,210
Champaign-Urbana, IL$22,880$22,880$22,880$23,520$28,480
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI$22,880$22,880$22,880$27,910$34,020
Danville, IL$22,880$22,880$22,880$22,880$28,350
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL$17,820$18,960$22,880$28,520$37,220
Decatur, IL$22,880$22,880$22,880$22,880$28,680
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area$22,880$22,880$22,880$22,880$28,350
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area$22,880$22,880$22,880$22,880$23,470
Peoria, IL$22,880$22,880$22,880$22,880$28,550
Rockford, IL$22,880$22,880$22,880$23,480$29,400
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area$22,880$22,880$22,880$22,880$23,300
Springfield, IL$22,880$22,880$22,880$23,380$28,540
St. Louis, MO-IL$21,420$22,390$22,880$30,040$44,060
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area$22,880$22,880$22,880$22,880$28,350

In Illinois:

  • Workers on average earn $11.00 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $11.00 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $14.62 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $12.50 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $8.58 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $22.07 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site .

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$8.58$9.63$12.50$14.83$22.07
Illinois$11.00$11.00$11.00$12.53$14.62
Bloomington, IL$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.19$14.69
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL$10.30$10.30$10.39$13.28$17.89
Champaign-Urbana, IL$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.31$13.69
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI$11.00$11.00$11.00$13.42$16.36
Danville, IL$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.00$13.63
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL$8.57$9.12$11.00$13.71$17.90
Decatur, IL$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.00$13.79
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.00$13.63
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.29
Peoria, IL$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.00$13.72
Rockford, IL$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.29$14.14
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.20
Springfield, IL$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.24$13.72
St. Louis, MO-IL$10.30$10.77$11.00$14.44$21.18
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area$11.00$11.00$11.00$11.00$13.63