Average Early-Career Business Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$62,540
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,250
Bonus
$1,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Business Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $62,540.
10%
$40k
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$63k
90%
$102k
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Salary
$40k - $102k
Bonus
$197 - $30k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$39k - $123k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Business Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Business Manager

An entry-level Business Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Business Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,960 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Business Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,233 based on 37 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 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (18.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (10.1% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 89 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Mid Career
39.3%
Experienced
41.6%
Late Career
13.5%