Surgeons in Illinois
Considering a career as a Surgeon in Illinois?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Surgeons in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Surgeons in Illinois is growing slower than average.
Surgeons in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Surgeons Work in Illinois?
There were approximately 1,290 workers employed as Surgeons in this state in 2018.
There were 1,470 Surgeons employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 400 Surgeons working in it, which means Illinois has more Surgeons than average.
Job Projections for Illinois
Jobs for Surgeons in this state are growing at a rate of 2.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.4%.
Illinois Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 1,510 jobs for Illinois Surgeons in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 1,900 annual jobs and 51,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do Surgeons Make in Illinois?
In 2018 wages for Surgeons ranged from $58,970 to $208,000 with $208,000 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.35 to $100. The median hourly rate was $100.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $100 an hour.
Wages between 2017 and 2018 did not increase or decrease.
The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Illinois Metros for Surgeons
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Surgeons.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Top States for Surgeons Employment
The table below shows the states where most Surgeons work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Surgeons get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$208,000|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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