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

$105,448
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,917
Bonus
$4,219
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $105,448.
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$62k
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$105k
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$147k
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What Do Information Technology (IT) Managers Do?

Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Prepare, maintain and keep updated IT procedures and documentation related to our processes and platforms operations.
  • Supervise, hire, and train IT Department employees.
  • 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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Manager

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Manager are from the companies Deloitte Consulting LLP, Orsini Healthcare and University of Chicago. Reported salaries are highest at Deloitte Consulting LLP where the average pay is $133,992. University of Chicago pays the lowest at around $85,000.

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Managers?

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Active Directory, Windows Operating System General Use and Network Management / Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Managers?

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 $72,166 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,160 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,278 based on 149 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,586.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (11.7% less), Houston, Texas (7.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 344 survey responses.
Early Career
9.9%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
43.3%
Late Career
27.6%