Information Technology (IT) Director in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for an Information Technology (IT) Director in Chicago, Illinois is $130,848 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$90,284 - $177,403
$90K
$130K
$180K
MEDIAN: $134,868
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Salary $90,284 - $177,403
Bonus $4,989 - $36,193
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,933
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$92,091 - $202,521
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 214

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
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%

Information Technology (IT) Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Director

Pay by Experience for an Information Technology (IT) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Information Technology (IT) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 125 salaries. An Information Technology (IT) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $146,000 based on 80 salaries.

Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Director

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

▲1%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$145,000

Mid-Career
▼18%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Director Salaries

Operations Management
▲10%

Strategic Planning
▲7%

Budget Management
▲3%

National Average
$145,000

Strategy
▼4%

ERP
▼4%

People Management
▼7%

IT Management
▼15%


Network Management / Administration
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 7%
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