Average Experienced Business Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$87,062
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$17,375
Bonus
$13,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Business Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $87,062.
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$48k
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$87k
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$147k
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MEDIAN $87,062
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Salary
$48k - $147k
Bonus
$0 - $49k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$46k - $152k

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Job Description for Business Manager

Business Manager Tasks
  • Manage business and financial affairs related to the administration of business unit or department.
  • Drive business functions and ensures employee efforts support organizational goals and objectives.
  • Provide overall management of financial operations, practice growth, marketing and administration.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Business Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Business Manager
Office Manager
Business Office Manager
Human Resources (HR) Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Business Manager

Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Management, Microsoft Office, Accounting and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Manager

An early career Business Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,808 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Business Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,426 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,000.
Employees with Business Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (29.1% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (25.1% less) and Miami, Florida (19.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 87 survey responses.
Early Career
37.9%
Mid Career
44.8%
Late Career
17.2%