Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at State of Illinois (IL) for between five and 10 years earn around $51K annually on average. The largest slice of the State of Illinois (IL) workforce (31 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $49K per year.
Executive Assistants earn the highest median pay at $67K annually, followed by Human Resources Representatives ($55K), Personnel Specialists ($50K), and Correctional Officers (about $50K). Administrative Assistants at State of Illinois (IL) do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($45K on average) at the company.
Residents of Peoria, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $76K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. (around $60K) and Springfield, Ill. ($59K).
Certifications and Degrees
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists earn $66K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Human Resources Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $50K per year. State of Illinois (IL) compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $52K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $100K per year. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, one in eight of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Office, Office Administration, and Benefits & Compensation are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Merely 36 percent at State of Illinois (IL) earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at State of Illinois (IL), including a defined benefit retirement plan and a 403(b) plan. Nearly all employees have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, a casual working environment, a defined benefit retirement plan, and flexible hours.