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Technical Project Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

Technical Project Managers in Chicago tend to be well-versed in their field, and a little more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $87K per year, but may range from $56K to $133K per year. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Male Chicago Technical Project Managers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$54,693 - $120,826
(Median)
$55K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,377
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90%

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$39.92 - $69.04
(Median)
$40
$51
$69
MEDIAN: $50
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,693 - $120,826  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
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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$55,894 - $133,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$39.92 - $69.04  
   
Overtime
$46.00 - $74.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,101  
   
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).
)
$55,894 - $133,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $70K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $91K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $110K. For some reason, Technical Project Managers in Chicago, Ill. with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $76K.

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Experience Affects Technical Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$90,000

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Technical Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 20%

Software Development
up arrow 18%

Team Leadership
up arrow 17%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 16%

Agile
up arrow 15%


Microsoft Project
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$90,000

SQL
up arrow 5%

Requirements Analysis
up arrow 12%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 6%