Average Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$107,482
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$10,107
Bonus
$1,265
Commission
$3,219
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $107,482.
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$63k
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$107k
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$146k
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MEDIAN $107,482
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Salary
$63k - $146k
Bonus
$2k - $24k
Profit Sharing
$979 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$62k - $161k

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Manage resources and processes required to design, plan, and support all information products and services.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies to be used as enhancements or upgrades to existing server, network, and other IT infrastructure equipment.
  • Prepare, maintain and keep updated IT procedures and documentation related to our processes and platforms operations.
  • Supervise, hire, and train IT Department employees.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Active Directory, Windows Operating System General Use, Network Management / Administration and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Manager

An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,604 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,311 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,698 based on 209 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,390.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 9.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (10.0% less), Houston, Texas (9.9% less) and Dallas, Texas (9.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 440 survey responses.
Early Career
10.0%
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
47.5%
Late Career
24.3%