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Report: Which school districts pay the highest administrator salaries?

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By Local Labs News Service | May 15, 2018

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Public school administrators in Winfield School District 34 are among those earning the highest average salary in the state, according to the latest Illinois schools report card.

Statewide, the average administrator earns $106,273, according to the 2016-17 Illinois State Board of Education report. Administrator salaries depend on the district's size, location and resources, as well as the individual's level of experience and education.

What do the highest-paid administrators earn?

Top administrator salaries

Rank
District
County
Average salary
1
Bannockburn School District 106
Lake
$191,150
2
Rosemont Elementary School District 78
Cook
$182,345
3
New Trier Township High School District 203
Cook
$177,232
4
Paw Paw Community Unit School District 271
Lee
$173,108
5
Hampton School District 29
Rock Island
$171,110
6
Northbrook/Glenview School District 30
Cook
$168,191
7
Winfield School District 34
Dupage
$164,315
8
Sunset Ridge School District 29
Cook
$162,933
9
East Prairie School District 73
Cook
$159,147
10
Avoca School District 37
Cook
$157,079
11
Winnetka School District 36
Cook
$154,853
12
Union School District 81
Will
$154,500
13
Kenilworth School District 38
Cook
$153,772
14
Homewood Flossmoor Community High School District 233
Cook
$152,138
15
Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65
Lake
$150,761
16
Northfield Township High School District 225
Cook
$150,250
17
Thornton School District 154
Cook
$148,780
18
Highland Park Township High School District 113
Lake
$148,678
19
Vernon Hills Community High School District 128
Lake
$147,392
20
Fairview School District 72
Cook
$147,199
21
Calumet Public School District 132
Cook
$146,672
22
Evanston Township High School District 202
Cook
$146,303
23
Lake Park Community High School District 108
Dupage
$145,957
24
River Forest Public Schools District 90
Cook
$145,768
25
Dolton School District 149
Cook
$145,241
26
Adlai E Stevenson High School District 125
Lake
$144,944
27
Lincolnwood School District 74
Cook
$144,853
28
Norridge School District 80
Cook
$144,450
29
Niles Elementary School District 71
Cook
$143,383
30
Butler School District 53
Dupage
$143,162
31
Northbrook School District 28
Cook
$143,064
32
Lake Forest School District 67
Lake
$142,987
33
Lyons Township High School District 204
Cook
$142,593
34
Northbrook Elementary School District 27
Cook
$141,943
35
Oak Park-River Forest School District 200
Cook
$141,609
36
Township High School District 211
Cook
$141,080
37
Hillside School District 93
Cook
$140,442
38
Benjamin School District 25
Dupage
$140,323
39
Golf Elementary School District 67
Cook
$139,850
40
Evergreen Park Community High School District 231
Cook
$139,531
41
Reavis Township High School District 220
Cook
$139,500
42
Libertyville District 70
Lake
$139,219
43
Leyden Community High School District 212
Cook
$138,865
44
Western Springs School District 101
Cook
$138,742
45
Township High School District 214
Cook
$137,968
46
Lake Forest Community High School District 115
Lake
$137,696
47
Glenview Community Consolidated School District 34
Cook
$137,410
48
Evanston-Skokie Community Consolidated School District 65
Cook
$137,209
49
West Northfield School District 31
Cook
$136,657
50
Park Forest School District 163
Cook
$136,191
51
Summersville School District 79
Jefferson
$136,026
52
River Trails School District 26
Cook
$135,899
53
Roselle School District 12
Dupage
$135,786
54
Salt Creek School District 48
Dupage
$135,582
55
Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96
Lake
$134,782
56
Lincoln Way Community High School District 210
Will
$133,869
57
Gower School District 62
Dupage
$133,659
58
Lagrange Highlands School District 106
Cook
$133,643
59
Dupage High School District 88
Dupage
$132,843
60
Warren Township High School District 121
Lake
$132,614
61
Woodridge School District 68
Dupage
$132,560
62
Fenton Community High School District 100
Dupage
$132,359
63
Lincolnshire Prairie View School District 103
Lake
$132,139
64
Bremen Community High School District 228
Cook
$132,084
65
Grant Community High School District 124
Lake
$131,979
66
Rondout School District 72
Lake
$131,750
67
Skokie School District 68
Cook
$131,463
68
Elwood Community Consolidated School District 203
Will
$131,325
69
Niles Township Community High School District 219
Cook
$131,238
70
Oak Lawn Community High School District 229
Cook
$130,915
71
Pleasantdale School District 107
Cook
$130,552
72
Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21
Cook
$130,546
73
Cass School District 63
Dupage
$130,457
74
Berwyn North School District 98
Cook
$130,049
75
Ford Heights School District 169
Cook
$129,816
76
Hinsdale Township High School District 86
Dupage
$129,791
77
Seneca Township High School District 160
Lasalle
$129,763
78
Marquardt School District 15
Dupage
$129,687
79
Schaumburg Community Consolidated School District 54
Cook
$129,581
80
Wilmette School District 39
Cook
$129,474
81
Emmons School District 33
Lake
$128,378
82
Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204
Dupage
$128,193
83
Deerfield School District 109
Lake
$127,645
84
Skokie School District 73-5
Cook
$127,606
85
Central Community High School District 71
Clinton
$127,235
86
Lake Villa Community Consolidated School District 41
Lake
$127,215
87
Odell Community Consolidated School District 435
Livingston
$127,000
88
Gurnee School District 56
Lake
$126,830
89
Franklin Park School District 84
Cook
$126,399
90
Burr Ridge Community Consolidated School District 180
Dupage
$126,393
91
Allen Otter Creek Community Consolidated School District 65
Lasalle
$126,198
92
Selmaville Community Consolidated School District 10
Marion
$125,720
93
Argo Community High School District 217
Cook
$125,117
94
Riley Community Consolidated School District 18
Mchenry
$124,955
95
Grayslake Community High School District 127
Lake
$124,881
96
Lemont Township High School District 210
Cook
$124,789
97
Mundelein Consolidated High School District 120
Lake
$124,522
98
North Shore School District 112
Lake
$124,502
99
Aptakisic Tripp Community Consolidated School District 102
Lake
$124,354
100
Glen Ellyn School District 41
Dupage
$124,207

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Organizations in this Story

Paw Paw Community Unit School District 271Marquardt School District 15DuPage High School District 88Vernon Hills Community High School District 128Summersville School District 79Union School District 81Odell Community Consolidated School District 435Hampton School District 29Township High School District 214Selmaville Community Consolidated School District 10Schaumburg Community Consolidated School District 54Central Community High School District 71River Forest Public Schools District 90Argo Community High School District 217Glenview Community Consolidated School District 34Lake Park Community High School District 108Leyden Community High School District 212Oak Lawn Community High School District 229Northbrook School District 28Hinsdale Township High School District 86Township High School District 113Skokie School District 68Northbrook Elementary School District 27Winnetka School District 36North Shore School District 112New Trier Township High School District 203Lyons Township High School District 204Township High School District 211Woodridge School District 68Skokie School District 73.5Fenton Community High School District 100Western Springs School District 101Aptakisic-Tripp Community Consolidated School District 102Libertyville School District 70Berwyn North School District 98Indian Prairie School District 204Evanston-Skokie Community Consolidated School District 65Lincolnshire Prairie View School District 103Evergreen Park Community High School District 231Rondout School District 72Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21Fairview South School District 72Salt Creek School District 48Kildeer Countryside Community Consolidated School District 96Gurnee School District 56Lincoln Way Community High School District 210Homewood Flossmoor Community High School District 233Mundelein Consolidated High School District 120West Northfield School District 31Thornton School District 154Bremen Community High School District 228Wilmette School District 39Evanston Township High School District 202Dolton School District 149Northfield Township High School District 225Northbrook/Glenview School District 30Bannockburn School District 106River Trails School District 26Ford Heights School District 169Reavis Township High School District 220Warren Township High School District 121Lincolnwood School District 74Niles Township Community High School District 219Gower School District 62Lemont Township High School District 210Lake Forest Community High School District 115Lake Villa Community Consolidated School District 41Franklin Park School District 84Oak Park - River Forest School District 200East Prairie School District 73Niles Elementary School District 71Grant Community High School District 124Glen Ellyn School District 41Seneca Township High School District 160Park Forest School District 163Norridge School District 80Sunset Ridge School District 29Golf Elementary School District 67Avoca School District 37Deerfield School District 109Hillside School District 93Calumet Public School District 132Adlai E. Stevenson High School District 125La Grange Highlands School District 106Riley Community Consolidated School District 18Grayslake Community High School District 127Benjamin School District 25Rosemont Elementary School District 78Cass School District 63Butler School District 53Pleasantdale School District 107Roselle School District 12Kenilworth School District 38Winfield School District 34Elwood Community Consolidated School District 203Emmons School District 33Burr Ridge Community Consolidated School District 180Allen Otter Creek Community Consolidated School District 65Lake Forest School District 67

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