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Project manager salary in Chicago, IL

How much does a Project Manager make in Chicago, IL?

Average base salary

as national average
Average $86,370
Low $56,271
High $132,570
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a project manager is $86,370 per year in Chicago, IL. 838 salaries reported, updated at September 22, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in Chicago, IL

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Top companies for Project Managers in Chicago, IL

  1. Accenture
    24,436 reviews9 salaries reported
    $121,409per year
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Highest paying cities for Project Managers near Chicago, IL

  1. Lisle, IL
    $99,605 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Oak Brook, IL
    $93,746 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Lincolnshire, IL
    $92,392 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $86,370 per year
    838 salaries reported
  2. Decatur, IL
    $84,905 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. Elmhurst, IL
    $83,686 per year
    12 salaries reported
  1. Bloomington, IL
    $74,174 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Schaumburg, IL
    $72,260 per year
    25 salaries reported
  3. Rockford, IL
    $72,088 per year
    27 salaries reported
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Where can a Project Manager earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Project Managers

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Professional Engineer

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Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
10 jobs27
2,840 jobs5,287
389 jobs676
188 jobs351
223 jobs378
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Most common benefits for Project Managers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 3,837 ratings

67% of Project Managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Chicago, IL?

Construction Project Manager

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Average $94,144 per year

Technical Project Manager

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Average $103,203 per year

Commercial Project Manager

Job openings

Average $106,533 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Project Manager

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