Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Professional

United States Location

Chicago - Gary - Kenosha
IL - IN - WI
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$107,487

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 1 Month

Raise +1 Year

$4,806 at 4.47%

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Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 1 Month: $107,487 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $91,308 & $123,667; and, 5% of Jobs top $146,948.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$26,400 = annual salary at $15 per hour working between: 44 weeks at 40 hours a week, to, 52 weeks at 34 hours a week.

$306,277 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the highest paying US City at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $154,509
5% $146,948
10% $138,231
25% $123,667
33% $117,710
50% $107,487
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 1 Month Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $104,473 $110,502
25% $99,844 $115,131
33% $97,265 $117,710
50% $91,308 $123,667
67% $84,120 $130,855
95% $60,466 $154,509
Salary Average =

$107,487

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 1 Month Experience.

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Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 1 Month $101,817 $5,671 at 5.57%
5 Years and 1 Month $107,487 $4,806 at 4.47%
6 Years and 1 Month $112,293 $4,170 at 3.71%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $57,521 at the low experience of 3 Months; $109,982 at the average experience of 5 Years and 7 Months; and, $128,719 at the top experience of 10 Years and 11 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

15 Years and 9 Months = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top

Qualifications

Description

An Information Technology Professional is involved in the design, development, administration and/or support of digital interactive services delivering written language, numeric data, graphic display, sound and/or device control in a business, government or consumer environment.

A division of labor within the profession has created numerous specialist occupations within the broad categories of software applications, system operation, data storage, network communication and user presentation.

Demand

Professional Opportunities
IT Director,
Director of Information Technology Operations, Software Development or Security,
2.7% of job descriptions;
IT Security,
Security of Information Technology with Encryption, Threat Testing and/or Readiness-Response of ID Access, Intrusion, Malware and/or Data Integrity,
17% of job descriptions;
C# language,
C# Development on Microsoft .Net platform often with ASP, Azure, Dynamics, SharePoint, Sql Server, SSAS/SSIS/SSRS and/or other applications,
6.3% of job descriptions;
Java language,
Java Development often utilizing framework, database, business intelligence, business enterprise and/or application server software,
9.6% of job descriptions;
Python language,
Python Development often with JavaScript, Django, Hadoop and/or R,
.9% of job descriptions;
JavaScript language,
JavaScript Development often with AngularJS and/or NodeJS frameworks,
2.4% of job descriptions;
.Net platform,
Microsoft .Net Application Administration-Development with ASP, Dynamics, SharePoint, Sql Server and/or SSAS/SSIS/SSRS,
2.4% of job descriptions;
Oracle software,
Oracle Application Administration-Development with EBS, database, Hyperion, JD Edwards, OBIEE and/or Peoplesoft,
2.8% of job descriptions;
SAP software,
SAP Application Administration-Development often with ABAP, Business Objects, Crystal Reports, Hana and/or Netweaver,
1.8% of job descriptions;
Windows system,
Microsoft Windows Server and/or System Administration-Support often with Active Directory, Cisco network, Exchange, image deployment and/or VmWare virtual service,
2.8% of job descriptions;
Linux system,
Linux Administration often with application, cloud, virtual and/or web servers, scripting and/or networking,
1.2% of job descriptions;
Cisco system,
Cisco Networking often with VoIP and/or F5,
.8% of job descriptions.

Location

Chicago, IL

Illinois,
Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Batavia, Barrington, Berwyn, Bollingbrook, Boone, Buffalo Grove, Burbank, Calumet City, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Chicago Heights, Chicago, Cicero, Cook County, Crystal Lake, De Kalb County, De Kalb, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, DuPage County, East Chicago, Elgin, Elk Grove, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Evanston, Geneva, Glendale Heights, Glenview, Grundy County, Hanover Park, Harvard, Harvey, Highland Park, Hines, Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Homewood, Itasca, Joliet, Kane County, Kankakee County, Kendall County, Lake County, Lake Forest, Lansing, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lombard, Maywood, McHenry County, Morris, Mount Prospect, Mundelein, Naperville, Niles, Norridge, North Chicago, Northbrook, Oak Brook, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Ogle, Orland Park, Palatine, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Plano, Riverside, Riverwoods, Rochelle, Rockford, Rolling, Romeoville, Rosemont, Schaumburg, Schiller Park, Skokie, St Charles, Streamwood, Tinley Park, Vernon Hills, Warrenville, Waukegan, Westchester, Wheaton, Wheeling, Will County, Wilmette, Winebago, Wood Dale and Woodridge;
Indiana,
Cedar Lake, Crown Point, East Chicago, Gary, Hammond, Hobart, Lake County, Lake, Merrilvilee, Merrilville, Portage, Porter County, and Valparaiso;
Wisconsin,
Kenosha County and Kenosha.

These locations are all included in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).