How Much do Mathematicians Make in Illinois?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, mathematicians in Illinois earn an average of $116,850 a year, equivalent to $56.18 an hour.

This is 9% more than mathematicians nationwide and 112% more than the typical Illinois worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Illinois Mathematician Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $78.67 $163,630
75th $62.92 $130,870
50th $54.18 $112,690
25th $36.56 $76,040
10th $32.49 $67,570
Illinois Mathematicians Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Chicago $54.75 $113,890
Illinois Mathematician Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $56.18 $116,850
2018 $49.62 $103,220
2017 $46.52 $96,770
2016 $49.53 $103,010
2014 $50.07 $104,140
2013 $48.31 $100,480
2012 $37.80 $78,620
2011 $54.97 $114,330