Earning $182K per year on average, Trial Court Judges receive the most money, followed by Registered Nurses ($76K), Internal Auditors (approximately $60K), and Human Resources Representatives (around $55K). Earning only $37K on average, Executive Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $52K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $49K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $76K annually) can be spotted in Peoria, Ill.; Elgin, Ill. ($65K), Bloomington, Ill. (approximately $64K), and Joliet, Ill. ($63K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Waukegan, Ill.; in fact, at about $47K it is one of the worst-paid cities.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $149K per year for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Acquiring certification to be a CompTIA Security+ Expert is rewarded with median pay of $94K annually. At State of Illinois (IL), employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) receive the highest salaries at around $60K.
In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Excel in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $80K per year. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in ten of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers are also familiar with Office Administration, Microsoft Office, and Oral / Verbal Communication.
Benefits and Perks
Merely a third of workers at State of Illinois (IL) earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Almost all respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at State of Illinois (IL) are a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a casual working environment.