Technical Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salary

Technical Project Managers in Chicago can expect to earn an average of $86K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Chicago Technical Project Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Work is enjoyable for Technical Project Managers in Chicago, Ill., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,644 - $113,734
$59K
$86K
$110K
MEDIAN: $86,124
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$27.50 - $51.00
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$58,644 - $113,734  
   
Bonus
$2,492 - $17,424  
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$58,872 - $119,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
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$2,492 - $17,424  
   
Total Pay (?
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$58,872 - $119,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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 Project Manager

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


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $81K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $89K on average. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $101K. Technical Project Managers in Chicago, Ill. who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $75K.

Key Stats for Technical Project Manager

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Technical Project Manager Salaries

▲14%

▲1%

National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Late-Career
▼14%

Skills That Affect Technical Project Manager Salaries

Software Development
▲17%

Agile
▲14%

Requirements Analysis
▲11%

Microsoft Project
▲8%

Strategic Project Management
▲7%


Agile Software Development
▲2%

SQL
▼0%

National Average
$88,000

Team Leadership
▼1%

Engineering Design
▼1%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Technical Analysis
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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