Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $43,920 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Information Technology (IT) Support and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2).

$30,001 - $60,852
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$61K
MEDIAN: $43,920
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$12.82 - $26.00
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,001 - $60,852  
   
Bonus
$1,474  
Total Pay (?
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$28,988 - $61,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $26.00  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,474  
   
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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$28,988 - $61,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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%

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Key Stats for Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
24%
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Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 16%

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 16%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 9%

National Average
$43,000

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 7%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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