Technical Project Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Technical Project Managers tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little over a half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $56K to $133K per year, median earnings come to $88K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Technical Project Managers in Chicago, Ill. — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$55,125 - $121,058
(Median)
$55K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,503
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$20.43 - $68.51
(Median)
$20
$50
$69
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,125 - $121,058  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,913  
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $6,104  
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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$55,832 - $133,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.43 - $68.51  
   
Overtime
$41.27 - $63.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,913  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $6,104  
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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$55,832 - $133,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $74K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $93K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $110K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $76K.

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Experience Affects Technical Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$91,000

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Technical Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 19%

Software Development
up arrow 15%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 14%

Agile
up arrow 10%

Team Leadership
up arrow 8%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Project
0%

National Average
$91,000

SQL
up arrow 6%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%
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