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Information Technology (IT) Consultant Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois is $72,545 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, and Oracle.
Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$48,441 - $109,070
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $72,544
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Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$16.77 - $102.56
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MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,441 - $109,070  
   
Bonus
$5.93 - $13,809  
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $6,786  
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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$46,628 - $128,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 305
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$16.77 - $102.56  
   
Overtime
$13.70 - $173.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$5.93 - $13,809  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.93 - $6,786  
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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$46,628 - $128,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Consultant in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 85%
Experienced
up arrow 38%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$77,000

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

UNIX
up arrow 27%
Project Management
up arrow 22%
e-Commerce
up arrow 19%
Oracle
up arrow 12%
SQL
up arrow 1%
National Average
$77,000
Java
up arrow 2%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%
HTML
up arrow 14%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 15%
Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 15%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 21%
Windows 2003 Server
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%