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Residential Advisors in Illinois

Want to work in Illinois as a Residential Advisor? Read this first!

5.8% Jobs Projection
$29,260 Median Salary
730 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Residential Advisors in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Residential Advisors in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Residential Advisors Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 2,570 workers employed as Residential Advisors in this state in 2018.

There were 3,490 Residential Advisors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 920 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,080 Residential Advisors working in it, which means Illinois has more Residential Advisors than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Residential Advisors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.9%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 730 annual job openings, and a total of 4,410 jobs for Illinois Residential Advisors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 22,500 annual jobs and 134,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Residential Advisors Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Residential Advisors ranged from $19,600 to $47,050 with $29,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.42 to $22.62. The median hourly rate was $14.07.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $12.5 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.57.

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


Top Illinois Metros for Residential Advisors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Residential Advisors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,010 $30,030
St. Louis, MO-IL 410 $26,150
Champaign-Urbana, IL 100 $27,730
Bloomington, IL 70 n/a
Carbondale-Marion, IL 50 $28,250
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 50 $25,700

Top States for Residential Advisors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Residential Advisors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 8,430 $33,250
Tennessee 7,340 $20,520
California 6,880 $31,150
Texas 6,780 $24,240
Pennsylvania 6,650 $26,990
Massachusetts 6,140 $31,860
Maryland 5,380 $28,320
Florida 5,260 $24,880
Kentucky 4,420 $24,030
Virginia 4,020 $29,720
Ohio 3,290 $27,120
Alabama 2,790 $23,070
Illinois 2,570 $29,260
Minnesota 2,370 $36,790
South Dakota 2,340 $25,330
Utah 2,250 $27,210
Georgia 2,230 $25,470
Michigan 2,220 $25,850
Connecticut 2,040 $35,570
South Carolina 1,840 $23,370

Below are the states where Residential Advisors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Minnesota $36,790
Connecticut $35,570
Nebraska $35,170
Arizona $34,890
New Hampshire $34,410
Vermont $33,650
New York $33,250
New Jersey $32,360
Oregon $32,280
North Dakota $31,990


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