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Assistant Principals

Assistant Principals - Wages & Trends

Earnings vary by the size and type of school or school district. In addition, wages vary by the administrator's level of education and responsibility.

In addition to paid vacation and holidays, education administrators usually receive health insurance and retirement benefits.

Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary (SOC 11-9032)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $77,740 $98,600 $125,430
    Champaign Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $77,518 $97,659 $104,560
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $76,343 $80,913 $101,076
    Cook County Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $81,098 $102,295 $129,259
    Decatur Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $79,992 $97,188 $101,818
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $83,190 $102,051 $125,872
    Du Page County Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $87,092 $105,843 $130,234
    Edwardsville Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $79,468 $101,062 $104,115
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $76,409 $96,977 $101,498
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $78,956 $96,922 $102,561
    Lake County Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $88,710 $110,313 $130,234
    McHenry County Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $81,205 $102,295 $127,969
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $76,343 $80,424 $100,595
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $77,162 $82,253 $101,440
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $77,926 $94,145 $101,429
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $63,127 $80,533 $101,818
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $78,279 $99,170 $122,439
    Rockford Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $80,457 $82,324 $104,915
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $62,877 $79,778 $99,497
    Springfield Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $76,531 $96,609 $105,843
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $78,646 $96,927 $103,345
    Vermilion County Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $76,532 $79,992 $98,429
    Will County Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $80,457 $102,295 $126,817
United States Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly $77,450 $98,420 $125,520
(1) Wage estimate isn't available.

Education and childcare administrators, preschool and daycare (SOC 11-9031)

Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $17.63 $22.50 $28.44
Yearly $36,670 $46,800 $59,160
    Champaign Area Hourly $18.54 $21.85 $27.23
Yearly $38,556 $45,442 $56,636
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $17.82 $21.00 $24.35
Yearly $37,057 $43,682 $50,659
    Cook County Hourly $18.23 $23.29 $29.30
Yearly $37,923 $48,458 $60,946
    Decatur Area Hourly $18.20 $18.67 $23.18
Yearly $37,846 $38,843 $48,213
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $18.23 $23.63 $29.66
Yearly $37,923 $49,166 $61,685
    Du Page County Hourly $18.16 $23.44 $29.34
Yearly $37,768 $48,758 $61,018
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $18.07 $19.60 $24.01
Yearly $37,595 $40,755 $49,958
    Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area Hourly $17.19 $18.20 $22.43
Yearly $35,749 $37,846 $46,662
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $18.07 $22.47 $28.61
Yearly $37,595 $46,742 $59,510
    Lake County Hourly $18.16 $23.53 $29.34
Yearly $37,759 $48,945 $61,018
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $14.41 $18.46 $23.82
Yearly $29,960 $38,416 $49,541
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $17.85 $18.48 $23.09
Yearly $37,126 $38,457 $48,031
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $18.11 $22.79 $27.80
Yearly $37,679 $47,411 $57,840
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $17.93 $22.85 $24.72
Yearly $37,298 $47,526 $51,416
    Rockford Area Hourly $18.70 $23.82 $37.09
Yearly $38,906 $49,536 $77,161
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $18.11 $22.94 $27.28
Yearly $37,673 $47,731 $56,732
    Springfield Area Hourly $18.07 $22.43 $27.09
Yearly $37,595 $46,662 $56,355
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $14.81 $18.51 $23.29
Yearly $30,801 $38,501 $48,457
    Will County Hourly $18.23 $28.82 $29.65
Yearly $37,923 $59,944 $61,674
United States Hourly $17.88 $22.75 $28.85
Yearly $37,200 $47,310 $60,010

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