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Report: Which school districts pay the lowest administrator salaries?

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By Local Labs News Service | May 17, 2018

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Public school administrators in Chicago Lighthouse Charter School are among those earning the lowest 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 lowest-paid administrators earn?

Bottom administrator salaries

Rank
District
County
Average salary
1
Bluford Unit School District 318
Jefferson
$53,818
2
Opdyke Belle Rive Community Consolidated School District 5
Jefferson
$54,863
3
Breese Elementary School District 12
Clinton
$58,667
4
Buncombe Consolidated School District 43
Johnson
$61,250
5
South Fork School District 14
Christian
$62,657
6
St. Libory Consolidated School District 30
St. Clair
$63,000
7
Tonica Community Consolidated School District 79
Lasalle
$63,750
8
Mcclellan Community Consolidated School District 12
Jefferson
$64,044
9
Lawrence County Community Unit School District 20
Lawrence
$64,134
10
Cypress Elementary School District 64
Johnson
$64,640
11
Hardin County Community Unit School District 1
Hardin
$64,727
12
Ludlow Community Consolidated School District 142
Champaign
$64,743
13
Field Community Consolidated School District 3
Jefferson
$65,078
14
Brussels Community Unit School District 42
Calhoun
$65,174
15
Norris City Omaha Enfield Community Unit School District 3
White
$65,845
16
Lick Creek Community Consolidated School District 16
Union
$66,590
17
Spring Garden Community Consolidated School District 178
Jefferson
$66,717
18
Farrington Community Consolidated School District 99
Jefferson
$67,450
19
Geff Community Consolidated School District 14
Wayne
$68,500
20
Palestine Community Unit School District 3
Crawford
$68,582
21
Carrier Mills Stonefort Community Unit School District 2
Saline
$68,667
22
Grand Ridge Community Consolidated School District 95
Lasalle
$69,013
23
New Simpson Hill School District 32
Johnson
$69,250
24
Winchester Community Unit School District 1
Scott
$69,928
25
Sangamon Valley Community Unit School District 9
Macon
$70,980
26
Ramsey Community Unit School District 204
Fayette
$71,065
27
Northwestern Community Unit School District 2
Macoupin
$71,512
28
Braceville School District 75
Grundy
$71,537
29
Edgar County Community Unit School District 6
Edgar
$71,565
30
West Central Community Unit School District 235
Henderson
$71,989
31
Georgetown Ridge Farm Community Unit School District 4
Vermilion
$72,100
32
Community Unit School District #4
Adams
$72,156
33
Red Hill Community Unit School District 10
Lawrence
$72,167
34
Midland Community Unit School District 7
Marshall
$72,673
35
Spoon River Valley Community Unit School District 4
Fulton
$72,851
36
Oakwood Community Unit School District 76
Vermilion
$73,171
37
Pikeland Community Unit School District 10
Pike
$73,302
38
Pope County Community Unit School District 1
Pope
$73,612
39
North Wayne Community Unit School District 200
Wayne
$74,291
40
Greenview Community Unit School District 200
Menard
$74,583
41
Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3
Saline
$74,781
42
Freeburg Community High School District 77
St. Clair
$74,857
43
Windsor Community Unified School District 1
Shelby
$74,957
44
Salt Fork Community Unit School District #512
Vermilion
$75,035
45
Eldorado Community Unit School District 4
Saline
$75,042
46
Gallatin Community Unit School District 7
Gallatin
$75,171
47
Marshall Community Unit School District 2c
Clark
$75,344
48
Galatia Community Unit School District 1
Saline
$75,497
49
North Greene Community Unit School District 3
Greene
$75,567
50
Sparta Community Unit School District 140
Randolph
$75,701
51
Western Community Unit School District 12
Pike
$75,724
52
West Carroll Community Unit School District 314
Carroll
$75,733
53
Frankfort Community Unit School District 168
Franklin
$75,992
54
Damiansville School District 62
Clinton
$76,000
55
Cowden Herrick Community Unit School District 3a
Shelby
$76,120
56
Chicago Lighthouse Charter School
Cook
$76,333
57
Kings Consolidated School District 144
Ogle
$76,429
58
Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265
Peoria
$76,651
59
Century Community Unit School District 100
Pulaski
$76,733
60
Brown County Community Unit School District 1
Brown
$76,844
61
Miller Township Community Consolidated School District 210
Lasalle
$77,000
62
Grand Prairie Community Consolidated School District 6
Jefferson
$77,018
63
Mulberry Grove Community Unit School District 1
Bond
$77,025
64
Central Community Unit School District 3
Adams
$77,300
65
Tamaroa School District 5
Perry
$77,421
66
Illini Central Community Unit School District 189
Mason
$77,463
67
Calhoun Community Unit School District 40
Calhoun
$77,545
68
Dallas Elementary School District 327
Hancock
$77,667
69
Iuka Community Consolidated School District 7
Marion
$78,090
70
Westville Community Unit School District 2
Vermilion
$78,387
71
Oakland Community Unit School District 5
Coles
$78,554
72
Kansas Community Unit School District 3
Edgar
$78,571
73
Waltonville Community Unit School District 1
Jefferson
$78,624
74
Griggsville-Perry Community Unit School District 4
Pike
$78,717
75
Pleasant Hill School District 69
Peoria
$78,793
76
Triopia Community Unit School District 27
Morgan
$78,942
77
Iroquois County Community Unit School District 9
Iroquois
$78,970
78
Ewing Northern Community Consolidated School District 115
Franklin
$79,000
79
Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302
Douglas
$79,010
80
Liberty Community Unit School District 2
Adams
$79,115
81
Jasper Community Consolidated School District 17
Wayne
$79,169
82
Cumberland Community Unit School District 77
Cumberland
$79,289
83
Fairfield Community High School District 225
Wayne
$79,373
84
Putnam County Community Unit School District 535
Putnam
$79,473
85
Washington School District 52
Tazewell
$79,491
86
Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8
Livingston
$79,511
87
Massac County Unit School District #1
Massac
$79,568
88
Greenfield Community Unit School District 10
Greene
$79,590
89
East Coloma Nelson Consolidated Elementary School District 20
Whiteside
$79,695
90
Peoria School District 150
Peoria
$79,711
91
Central A&m Community Unit School District 21
Shelby
$79,758
92
Dimmick Community Consolidated School District 175
Lasalle
$79,838
93
Thomasboro Community Consolidated School District 130
Champaign
$80,079
94
Arthur Community Unified School District 305
Douglas
$80,205
95
Rome Community Consolidated School District 2
Jefferson
$80,219
96
Rantoul Township High School District 193
Champaign
$80,242
97
Sandoval Community Unit School District 501
Marion
$80,269
98
Pekin Consolidated School District 303
Tazewell
$80,329
99
Flora Community Unit School District 35
Clay
$80,630
100
Carthage Elementary School District 317
Hancock
$80,663

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Oakland Community Unit School District 5Winchester Community Unit School District 1Martinsville Community Unit School District 3CCarthage Elementary School District 317Liberty Community Unit School District 2Greenfield Community Unit School District 10Sparta Community Unit School District 140Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302Palestine Community Unit School District 3Iroquois County Community Unit School District 9Western Community Unit School District 12Flora Community Unit School District 35Waltonville Community Unit School District 1Kansas Community Unit School District 3Mulberry Grove Community Unit School District 1Carrier Mills Stonefort Community Unit School District 2Hardin County Community Unit School District 1Brown County Community Unit School District 1Eldorado Community Unit School District 4Frankfort Community Unit School District 168Cumberland Community Unit School District 77Pope County Community Unit School District 1Northwestern Community Unit School District 2Brussels Community Unit School District 42Central A&M Community Unit School District 21Galatia Community Unit School District 1Breese Elementary School District 12Buncombe Consolidated School District 43North Greene Community Unit School District 3Central Community Unit School District 3Triopia Community Unit School District 27New Simpson Hill School District 32Red Hill Community Unit School District 10St. Libory Consolidated School District 30Westville Community Unit School District 2Calhoun Community Unit School District 40Kings Consolidated School District 144Damiansville School District 62Oakwood Community Unit School District 76Windsor Community Unified School District 1Rantoul Township High School District 193Geff Community Consolidated School District 14Thomasboro Community Consolidated School District 130Jasper Community Consolidated School District 17Braceville School District 75Farrington Community Consolidated School District 99Field Community Consolidated School District 3Grand Prairie Community Consolidated School District 6Rome Community Consolidated School District 2Dimmick Community Consolidated School District 175Fairfield Community High School District 225Arthur Community Unified School District 305Washington School District 52Miller Township Community Consolidated School District 210Pleasant Hill School District 69Grand Ridge Community Consolidated School District 95Freeburg Community High School District 77Iuka Community Consolidated School District 7Ewing Northern Community Consolidated School District 115Tonica Community Consolidated School District 79Lick Creek Community Consolidated School District 16Midland Community Unit School District 7Dallas Elementary School District 327McClellan Community Consolidated School District 12Cypress Elementary School District 64Ludlow Community Consolidated School District 142Tamaroa School District 5Opdyke Belle Rive Community Consolidated School District 5South Fork School District 14Lawrence County Community Unit School District 20Chicago Lighthouse Charter SchoolSpoon River Valley Community Unit School District 4Edgar County Community Unit School District 6East Coloma Nelson Consolidated Elementary School District 20Bluford Unit School District 318Spring Garden Community Consolidated School District 178Community Unit School District #4Norris City-Omaha-Enfield Community Unit School District 3Peoria School District 150Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8Pekin Consolidated School District 303Harrisburg Community Unit School District 3Greenview Community Unit School District 200Illini Central Community Unit School District 189Massac County Unit School District #1Georgetown-Ridge Farm Community Unit School District 4Putnam County Community Unit School District 535Griggsville-Perry Community Unit School District 4West Carroll Community Unit School District 314North Wayne Community Unit School District 200Gallatin County Community Unit School District 7Sangamon Valley Community Unit School District 9 (merged)Pikeland Community Unit School District 10Cowden-Herrick Community Unit School District 3AWest Central Community Unit School District 235Century Community Unit School District 100Ramsey Community Unit School District 204Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265Sandoval Community Unit School District 501Salt Fork Community Unit School District 512

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