Technical Project Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

With one-half of Technical Project Managers in Chicago, Ill. reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $56K to $133K per year and averages out to $88K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 81 percent of Technical Project Managers in Chicago are male. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$55,181 - $120,942
(Median)
$55K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,013
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$20.43 - $68.51
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$50
$69
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$55,181 - $120,942  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,087  
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: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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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 - $13,087  
   
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: 20 Jun 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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $74K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $93K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $111K. 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 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$91,000

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Technical Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 20%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 16%

Software Development
up arrow 16%

Agile
up arrow 10%

Team Leadership
up arrow 9%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Project
0%

National Average
$91,000

SQL
up arrow 5%

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 24 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 7%
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