How Much do Insurance Agents Make in Illinois?

Do insurance agents in Illinois make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Illinois insurance agents?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents in Illinois earn an average of $67,830 a year, equivalent to $32.61 an hour.

This is almost exactly the same as insurance agents nationwide, but it is 23% more than the typical Illinois worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Illinois Insurance Agent Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $58.84 $122,380
75th $38.59 $80,270
50th $25.44 $52,910
25th $17.06 $35,480
10th $12.80 $26,620
Illinois Insurance Agents Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bloomington $29.52 $61,400
Carbondale $28.04 $58,320
Champaign $28.93 $60,160
Chicago $34.08 $70,880
Danville $35.42 $73,680
Decatur $22.03 $45,820
Kankakee $27.04 $56,240
Peoria $25.77 $53,590
Rockford $24.16 $50,260
Springfield $33.36 $69,380
Illinois Insurance Agent Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $32.61 $67,830
2018 $33.42 $69,520
2017 $31.77 $66,080
2016 $31.59 $65,720
2015 $29.16 $60,650
2014 $35.51 $73,860
2013 $35.46 $73,760
2012 $35.39 $73,620
2011 $31.35 $65,210