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Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Chicago, Illinois is $151,358 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management and Product Development. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$95,169 - $224,047
MEDIAN: $151,357

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$95,169 - $224,047  
$4,027 - $46,680  
Profit Sharing
$7,100 - $40,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$96,130 - $257,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Experience Affects Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Project Management
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Product Development
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Software Architecture
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National Average

IT Management
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IT Security & Infrastructure
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


5 %
95 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%