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Illinois Homeland Security Salaries

A number of homeland security experts are employed in Illinois. Information about their 2012 salaries is available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Salary data for the average salary and those of workers in the top 10th percentile are listed below.

Homeland Security Jobs
Mean Salary
Explosives Workers
$70450
Information Security Analysts
$84150
Supervisors of Protective Service Workers
$43840
Transportation Security Screeners
$37790

Information security analysts in Chicago make substantially more than the state’s average. Their average salary was $87,670, while those in the top 10th percentile made $130,550.

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Wages for transportation security screeners are fairly uniform throughout Illinois. Those in Chicago averaged $38,400.

Some of the higher paying jobs for supervisors of protective service workers were located outside of the cities. Those who were located in the nonmetropolitan northwest area of the state earned $54,020 on average and $67,990 in the top 10th percentile.

The information shown in these tables was furnished by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and represents salary data for many of the different homeland security jobs one could find in Illinois’ major cities.

Illinois Information Security Analyst Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL Metropolitan Division
1280
87670
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL-IN-WI
1480
86110
Lake County-Kenosha County IL-WI Metropolitan Division
180
76560
Peoria IL
50
70960
Rockford IL
30
72540
St. Louis MO-IL
890
73980
Springfield IL
Estimate Not Released
77230

Illinois Ordnance Handling Expert Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL Metropolitan Division
50
75670
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL-IN-WI
50
75670

Illinois Protective Service Workers Supervisor Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL Metropolitan Division
2810
43240
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL-IN-WI
3030
43540
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island IA-IL
50
46300
Lake County-Kenosha County IL-WI Metropolitan Division
70
57970
Rockford IL
Estimate not released
36650
St. Louis MO-IL
510
43570
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
Estimate not released
54020
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
40
28640

Illinois Transportation Security Screener Salaries

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Bloomington-Normal IL
40
34150
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL Metropolitan Division
1980
38400
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville IL-IN-WI
1980
38400
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island IA-IL
70
35920
Peoria IL
40
32860
St. Louis MO-IL
360
35760

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