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Customer Service Representatives in Illinois

Want to work in Illinois as a Customer Service Representative? Read this first!

2.0% Jobs Projection
$35,080 Median Salary
15,630 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Customer Service Representatives in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Customer Service Representatives in Illinois is growing slower than average.

  • Customer Service Representatives in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Customer Service Representatives Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 120,270 workers employed as Customer Service Representatives in this state in 2018.

There were 115,640 Customer Service Representatives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 4,630 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Customer Service Representatives in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 34,750 Customer Service Representatives working in it, which means Illinois has more Customer Service Representatives than average.

Customer Service Representatives in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Customer Service Representatives in this state are growing at a rate of 2.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.9%.

Job Projections for Customer Service Representatives: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 15,630 annual job openings, and a total of 123,180 jobs for Illinois Customer Service Representatives in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 373,500 annual jobs and 2,920,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Customer Service Representatives Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Customer Service Representatives ranged from $22,420 to $58,240 with $35,080 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.78 to $28. The median hourly rate was $16.86.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.41 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.45.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Customer Service Representatives Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Customer Service Representatives

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Customer Service Representatives.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 95,850 $36,680
St. Louis, MO-IL 25,410 $35,010
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 3,940 $30,970
Rockford, IL 3,730 $29,080
Peoria, IL 3,560 $25,730
Springfield, IL 2,250 $31,250
Champaign-Urbana, IL 1,750 $30,840
Carbondale-Marion, IL 940 $23,840
Decatur, IL 840 $25,400
Danville, IL 620 $35,510
Kankakee, IL 360 $32,880
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 260 $30,160

Top States for Customer Service Representatives Employment

The table below shows the states where most Customer Service Representatives work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 282,940 $31,730
Florida 251,790 $31,260
California 207,100 $38,100
New York 159,010 $37,470
Pennsylvania 124,320 $34,780
Illinois 120,270 $35,080
Georgia 109,940 $32,500
Arizona 101,290 $32,450
Ohio 100,500 $33,650
North Carolina 94,420 $32,910
Michigan 90,310 $33,180
Wisconsin 72,200 $35,740
Virginia 71,380 $32,400
New Jersey 68,260 $37,520
Massachusetts 65,010 $40,230
Tennessee 60,960 $31,450
Minnesota 58,710 $37,670
Washington 58,300 $37,960
Indiana 56,030 $33,590
South Carolina 54,050 $30,030

Below are the states where Customer Service Representatives get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $42,870
Massachusetts $40,230
Connecticut $38,660
California $38,100
Washington $37,960
Minnesota $37,670
New Jersey $37,520
New York $37,470
Rhode Island $37,300
Alaska $37,020

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