Project Management Jobs in Illinois

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Illinois Ranks:
13
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary
14
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary
21
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary
27
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
28
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary
32
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary

The Land of Lincoln goes beyond just Chicago, sporting several college towns and metropolitan areas with jobs in project management. However, salaries vary widely throughout the state. At the top is Bloomington-Normal, where the pay for transportation, storage, and distribution managers is 116% of the U.S. median salary, or $95,000, and industrial production managers an impressive 133% of the median, or $118,000. Construction managers in Decatur earn over $94,000 on average. Peoria’s architectural and engineering managers have median salaries of over $150,000. However, industrial production managers in Springfield will not be able to buy to many deep-dish pizzas with their salary of $48,000.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers 12,890 $112,740 93%
Industrial Production Managers 6,610 $87,540 98%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 6,600 $113,620 91%
Construction Managers 6,020 $88,140 106%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 5,210 $76,960 94%
Natural Sciences Managers 880 $115,220 100%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Statistics

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Statistics for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Peoria, IL 520 $150,060 120%
Rockford, IL 190 $93,740 75%
Bloomington-Normal, IL 110 $136,860 110%
Champaign-Urbana, IL 70 $100,820 81%
Decatur, IL 40 $92,240 74%
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 30 $118,710 95%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Peoria, IL 300 $104,470 86%
Bloomington-Normal, IL 210 $111,750 92%
Champaign-Urbana, IL 170 $107,240 89%
Springfield, IL 160 $94,260 78%
Rockford, IL 160 $95,440 79%
Decatur, IL 50 $83,140 69%
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 40 $92,580 77%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Construction Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Peoria, IL 220 $75,490 91%
Rockford, IL 140 $88,300 107%
Champaign-Urbana, IL 110 $78,950 95%
Springfield, IL 90 $75,630 91%
Decatur, IL 80 $94,320 114%
Bloomington-Normal, IL 60 $76,710 93%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Industrial Production Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Rockford, IL 310 $82,260 92%
Peoria, IL 260 $100,470 113%
Decatur, IL 50 $63,830 72%
Danville, IL 50 $88,800 100%
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 40 $97,840 110%
Champaign-Urbana, IL 40 $75,950 85%
Springfield, IL 40 $47,700 53%
Bloomington-Normal, IL 0 $118,460 133%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Peoria, IL 130 $67,640 83%
Rockford, IL 110 $61,220 75%
Kankakee-Bradley, IL 80 $57,390 70%
Champaign-Urbana, IL 50 $61,910 76%
Springfield, IL 40 $65,510 80%
Bloomington-Normal, IL 40 $95,190 116%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012