Average Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with System Administration Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$55,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,000
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with System Administration skills in Chicago, Illinois is $55,000.
25%
$40k
MEDIAN
$55k
75%
$64k
Is Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$40k - $64k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$30k - $96k
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Information Technology (IT) Support Specialists Do?

Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Tasks
  • Maintain and troubleshoot devices and systems, hardware, and software.
  • Document system performance, bugs, debugging, and program requirements.
  • Follow maintenance protocols to ensure systems are secure and ready for users.
  • Lead design and deployment of servers, directories, wireless, backups, and personal devices.

Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Support Specialists?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, Computer Hardware Technician, Help Desk / Desktop Support, Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Information Technology (IT) Support.

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

An early career Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,045 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,083 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 14.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (5.0% more) and Houston, Texas (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (31.8% less), Seattle, Washington (7.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Early Career
57.1%
Mid Career
42.9%