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Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois is $71,946 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are UNIX, Project Management, e-Commerce, Oracle, and Business Analysis.

$48,870 - $108,832
(Median)
$49K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,945
10%
50%
90%

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$17.31 - $97.87
(Median)
$17
$49
$98
MEDIAN: $49.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,870 - $108,832  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,053  
Profit Sharing
$483.39 - $7,096  
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).
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$48,442 - $125,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 305
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$17.31 - $97.87  
   
Overtime
$13.70 - $173.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,053  
   
Profit Sharing
$483.39 - $7,096  
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).
)
$48,442 - $125,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 89%

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

UNIX
up arrow 30%

Project Management
up arrow 23%

e-Commerce
up arrow 22%

Oracle
up arrow 19%

Business Analysis
up arrow 13%

C#
up arrow 3%

National Average
$75,000

Java
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

HTML
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 13%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 23%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 11%