An Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $76,677 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$55,258 - $111,235
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$110K
MEDIAN: $76,677
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$15.21 - $80.54
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$81
MEDIAN: $50
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,258 - $111,235  
   
Bonus
$1,001 - $10,329  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
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$53,054 - $119,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 232
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $80.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $76.52  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,001 - $10,329  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$53,054 - $119,925  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$80,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 2%

National Average
$80,000

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 1%

Business Analysis
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 9%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 9%


Linux
up arrow 13%

VMware ESX
up arrow 19%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 23%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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