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

$125,469
Avg. Salary
$18,406
Bonus
$5,087
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The average salary for a Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $125,469.
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$92k
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$125k
90%
$155k
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$92k - $155k
Bonus
$1k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$103k - $166k

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Job Description for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Establish IT policies regarding operational procedures and ensure compliance.
  • Work with outside vendors, upper management, and leadership of other departments to ensure smooth processes.
  • Establish strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Plan and schedule project guidelines and goals while ensuring timelines are met.

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Popular Skills for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

Skills that pay less than market rate include IT Security & Infrastructure, Information Technology (IT) Support, Operations Management, People Management and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager

A mid-career Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $122,829 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,630 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $128,797.
Employees with Senior Information Technology (IT) Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (11.9% more) and Los Angeles, California (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (9.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 41 survey responses.
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
43.9%
Late Career
39.0%