Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois is $72,614 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 Project Management, UNIX, e-Commerce, and Oracle.

$49,288 - $110,027
(Median)
$49K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,614
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$16.40 - $96.96
(Median)
$16
$48
$97
MEDIAN: $48.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,288 - $110,027  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,000  
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $12,500  
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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$49,144 - $124,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 311
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$16.40 - $96.96  
   
Overtime
$7.00 - $220.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $12,500  
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).
)
$49,144 - $124,716  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 96%

Experienced
up arrow 40%


National Average
$76,000


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

Project Management
up arrow 22%

UNIX
up arrow 21%

e-Commerce
up arrow 16%

Oracle
up arrow 13%

Business Analysis
up arrow 9%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 1%

National Average
$76,000

SQL
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 5%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 24%

Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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