Technical Consultant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Technical Consultants in Chicago, Ill. take home approximately $71K per year on average. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men account for the majority of Technical Consultants in Chicago who responded to the questionnaire — 83 percent to be exact. Most Chicago Technical Consultants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,692 - $109,977
$55K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,589
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$20.00 - $66.56
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Salary
$54,692 - $109,977  
   
Bonus
$1,939 - $16,764  
Profit Sharing
$4,950  
Total Pay (?
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$53,638 - $117,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Hourly Rate
$35.00  
   
Overtime
$55.33  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,939 - $16,764  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,950  
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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$53,638 - $117,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Technical Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Technical Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 16 salaries. A Technical Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Technical Consultant

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Technical Consultant Salaries

Experienced
▲39%

▲24%

Late-Career
▲17%

National Average
$76,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Technical Consultant Salaries

Java/J2EE
▲30%

Java
▲18%


Project Management
▲12%

Microsoft Office
▲12%

C# Programming Language
▲9%


National Average
$76,000

Data Analysis
▼1%

SQL
▼5%

Software Development
▼5%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼7%

C#
▼8%

PL/SQL
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 11%
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