Technical Support Specialist in Chicago, Illinois Salary

A Technical Support Specialist in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $46,861 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Electronic Troubleshooting and Information Technology (IT) Support. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$36,065 - $79,463
$36K
$50K
$79K
MEDIAN: $49,938
10%
50%
90%

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$12.88 - $38.78
$13
$20
$39
MEDIAN: $20.23
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$0$84K
Salary $36,065 - $79,463
Bonus $964 - $8,170
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,776 - $84,894
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $12.88 - $38.78
Overtime $41.50
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $964 - $8,170
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,776 - $84,894
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Technical Support Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Support Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Technical Support Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Support Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 49 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Support Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Technical Support Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 12 salaries. A Technical Support Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Technical Support Specialist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Technical Support Specialist Salaries

▲28%

Late-Career
▲23%

▲10%

National Average
$50,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Technical Support Specialist Salaries



Computer Hardware Technician
▲1%

National Average
$50,000



Technical Services
▼7%

Network Support
▼7%

Windows Support
▼7%


Help Desk / Desktop Support
▼9%

Network Management / Administration
▼14%

Troubleshooting
▼16%

Phone Support
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 22%
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