Information Technology Specialist Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

An Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $56,117 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$38,840 - $99,760
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75K
100K
MEDIAN: $56,117
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Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$13.91 - $41.27
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,840 - $99,760  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,077  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $8,000  
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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$37,145 - $101,265  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $41.27  
   
Overtime
$22.27 - $47.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,077  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $8,000  
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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$37,145 - $101,265  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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.

Experience Affects Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 70%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 6%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 2%
National Average
$57,000
Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 1%
System Administration
up arrow 1%
Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 2%
Project Management
up arrow 5%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 5%
Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 18%
Network Support
up arrow 32%
Computer Service
up arrow 34%
Windows Support
up arrow 34%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 34%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 32 votes.
Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 16%
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