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

An Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $55,688 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 Salary (?
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$38,627 - $100,595
(Median)
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56K
75K
100K
MEDIAN: $55,688
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Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$13.93 - $41.25
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,627 - $100,595  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$36,692 - $101,784  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.93 - $41.25  
   
Overtime
$22.19 - $47.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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).
)
$36,692 - $101,784  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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 74%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
National Average
$56,000

Skills That Affect Information Technology Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2)
up arrow 6%
System Administration
up arrow 3%
Network Management / Administration
0%
National Average
$56,000
Help Desk / Desktop Support
up arrow 1%
Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 3%
IT Security & Infrastructure
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Active Directory
up arrow 18%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 19%
Network Support
up arrow 32%
Windows Support
up arrow 34%
Computer Service
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 15%
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