Information Technology Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois

For Information Technology Specialists in Chicago, yearly average wages total $57K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Chicago Information Technology Specialists far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,916 - $100,678

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$11.92 - $40.27

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Salary
$39,916 - $100,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
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$36,702 - $101,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $40.27  
   
Overtime
$22.19 - $47.64  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $6,027  
   
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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$36,702 - $101,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Information Technology Specialists in Chicago, Ill. with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $48K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $54K. Information Technology Specialists in Chicago claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $66K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $98K.

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Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$57,000



Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 5%

System Administration
up arrow 3%

Cisco Networking
up arrow 2%

National Average
$57,000

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 4%


IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%


Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 9%

Network Management / Administration
up arrow 14%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 20%

Windows Support
up arrow 26%

Network Support
up arrow 29%

Computer Service
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 16%
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