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

The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $47,708 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are System Administration and Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2). Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$33,246 - $75,123
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$75K
MEDIAN: $47,708
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$13.91 - $33.22
(Median)
$14
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $20
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,246 - $75,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$31,416 - $73,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $33.22  
   
Overtime
$33.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
   
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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$31,416 - $73,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Late-Career
up arrow 36%


National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Salaries

System Administration
up arrow 38%



Windows Support
up arrow 5%

National Average
$47,000

Software Installation & Upgrade
up arrow 1%

Software Knowledge
up arrow 2%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 3%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 5%

Phone Support
up arrow 12%

Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 14%

Network Support
up arrow 14%

PC Support
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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