Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $51K annually on average. The largest fraction of State of Illinois (IL) people (30 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $50K per year on average.
Executive Assistants are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $67K annually; Human Resources Representatives, Personnel Specialists, and Correctional Officers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $55K, $50K, and around $50K, respectively. Financial compensation for Administrative Assistants is rather low — on average only $44K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists earn around $66K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Human Resources Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $50K on average. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at State of Illinois (IL) — these employees make the most at about $52K annually.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $95K per year. Benefits & Compensation is a popular skill among State of Illinois (IL) workers, with roughly one in seven of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Event Planning.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 45 percent. State of Illinois (IL) helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a defined benefit retirement plan and a 401(k) plan. Nearly all survey participants report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance, a casual working environment, a defined benefit retirement plan, and tuition reimbursement.