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

$75,329
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$2,000
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$9,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Information Technology Specialist with Information Technology (IT) Support skills in Chicago, Illinois is $75,329.
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$63k
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What Do Information Technology Specialists Do?

Information Technology Specialist Tasks
  • Coordinate the set-up of data services, as well as phone, computer, and printer installation.
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation, and maintenance of all information technology products.
  • Troubleshoot information technology-related issues for both hardware and software.
  • Maintain, manage, troubleshoot and upgrade computer systems and servers for performance and security related issues.
  • Provide end-user support for a variety of web applications.

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What Are Popular Skills for Information Technology Specialists?

Skills in System Administration, Troubleshooting and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Help Desk / Desktop Support (Tier 2) and Computer Hardware Technician.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology Specialists?

An early career Information Technology Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,915 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 16 salaries.
Employees with Information Technology Specialist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 14.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (7.1% less), Seattle, Washington (6.5% less) and San Diego, California (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Early Career
61.0%
Mid Career
39.0%