IT Project Manager I Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does an IT Project Manager I make in Chicago, IL? The average IT Project Manager I salary in Chicago, IL is $88,505 as of June 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $77,889 and $103,205. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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IT Project Manager I manages and oversees all aspects of a technology project to ensure it is completed on-time and within budget. Has overall responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, internal staffing and outside vendors, and contractual deliverable. Being an IT Project Manager I prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. Possesses strong knowledge of technology. Additionally, IT Project Manager I typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. The IT Project Manager I gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be an IT Project Manager I typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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