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Case Workers - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by the assistant's level of responsibility and training. Those who have experience generally earn more than those who are new to the occupation. In addition, wages vary by employer and area of the country.

Social and human service assistants who work for state and local government agencies usually receive benefits. Typical benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, and a retirement plan. Many employers give benefits only to full-time employees. Some employers may not offer benefits.

Social and human service assistants (SOC 21-1093)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $13.28 $17.23 $23.15
Yearly $27,624 $35,830 $48,158
    Champaign Area Hourly $11.98 $16.40 $21.19
Yearly $24,923 $34,120 $44,080
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $10.93 $14.29 $19.67
Yearly $22,733 $29,716 $40,912
    Cook County Hourly $13.51 $17.05 $22.91
Yearly $28,102 $35,455 $47,643
    Decatur Area Hourly $12.21 $23.15 $23.16
Yearly $25,393 $48,153 $48,167
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $15.96 $19.22 $22.96
Yearly $33,198 $39,975 $47,752
    Du Page County Hourly $15.63 $18.29 $22.37
Yearly $32,503 $38,039 $46,521
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $16.44 $19.43 $23.16
Yearly $34,186 $40,422 $48,170
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $21.02 $23.15 $25.45
Yearly $43,717 $48,161 $52,936
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $13.81 $22.96 $28.59
Yearly $28,733 $47,763 $59,471
    Lake County Hourly $11.70 $14.65 $23.15
Yearly $24,331 $30,463 $48,154
    McHenry County Hourly $10.70 $11.87 $14.47
Yearly $22,257 $24,693 $30,106
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $11.03 $15.85 $23.16
Yearly $22,938 $32,972 $48,165
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $12.96 $16.79 $23.16
Yearly $26,964 $34,927 $48,167
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $15.16 $18.56 $23.70
Yearly $31,524 $38,603 $49,287
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $13.61 $21.02 $26.31
Yearly $28,305 $43,714 $54,730
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $15.15 $18.64 $23.16
Yearly $31,510 $38,764 $48,167
    Rockford Area Hourly $12.77 $14.15 $18.88
Yearly $26,553 $29,425 $39,267
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $10.10 $11.38 $16.47
Yearly $21,012 $23,662 $34,265
    Springfield Area Hourly $12.15 $18.51 $25.52
Yearly $25,265 $38,502 $53,074
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $12.47 $18.08 $23.16
Yearly $25,935 $37,608 $48,172
    Vermilion County Hourly $12.26 $14.88 $20.75
Yearly $25,500 $30,959 $43,167
    Will County Hourly $11.97 $15.46 $23.15
Yearly $24,889 $32,148 $48,161
United States Hourly $13.55 $16.85 $21.06
Yearly $28,190 $35,060 $43,800

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.