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

$72,688
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$5,000
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$1,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Information Technology (IT) Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $72,688.
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$113k
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What Do Information Technology (IT) Managers Do?

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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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 Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Office and Network Management / Administration.

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

A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $95,937 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $114,288 based on 181 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $121,807.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.2% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (4.2% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 356 survey responses.
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
50.8%
Late Career
28.4%