Government Employee salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
Based on 79 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Government Employees make?
The average total salary for a Government Employee is $80,000 per year. This is based on data from 79 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Government Employee and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Government Employee salary can vary between $46,000 to $146,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Government Employee salary by company

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Salary range**
National Finance Center, Cook County, IL
33 income tax records
$53K – $144K
City Of Chicago, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$52K – $126K
Department Of The Interior, Cook County, IL
18 income tax records
$49K – $133K
Cook County, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$53K – $139K
State Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$40K – $118K

Government Employee demographics in Chicago, IL

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75% are single
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25% are married
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26% have kids
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48% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Government Employees in Chicago, IL

79 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a government employee in Chicago, IL is $80,000 per year. Government employee salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $46,000 to $146,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 79 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as government employee.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for government employees near Chicago, IL: National Finance Center ($92,500 a year), City of Chicago ($80,000 a year), and Department of The Interior ($70,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for government employees near Chicago, IL: Chicago, IL ($80,000 a year), Madison, WI ($67,000 a year), and Milwaukee, WI ($58,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.