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

Updated Aug 3, 2021

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Experience

$47,314 /yr
Average Base Pay

387 salaries

$28K

Low

$47K

Average

$81K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$5,923Range$670 - $52,382
The average salary for Department Manager is $47,314 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 387 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Department Manager employees in Chicago, IL Area.

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Nordstrom
3.7

Nordstrom

Department Manager

$54,495

 /yr
Range: $35K - $105K
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$35K

$105K

$35,199 - $105,117 Range

Menards
3.4

Menards

Department Manager - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $12 - $32

$12

$32

$12 - $32 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Department Manager - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $20

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

H&M
3.6

H&M

Department Manager - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $18 - $26

$18

$26

$18 - $26 Range

Von Maur
3

Von Maur

Department Manager - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $25

$13

$25

$13 - $25 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Department Manager - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $20

$11

$20

$11 - $20 Range

The Home Depot
3.8

The Home Depot

Department Manager - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $16 - $193

$16

$193

$16 - $193 Range

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Bed Bath & Beyond
3.3

Bed Bath & Beyond

Department Manager

$63,325

 /yr
Range: $52K - $71K

$52K

$71K

$51,985 - $71,447 Range

Jewel-Osco
3.2

Jewel-Osco

Department Manager - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $17 - $19

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Lowe's Home Improvement
3.4

Lowe's Home Improvement

Department Manager - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

Old Navy
3.5

Old Navy

Department Manager - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $24

$18

$24

$18 - $24 Range

Mariano's
3.2

Mariano's

Department Manager

$52,581

 /yr
Range: $33K - $63K

$33K

$63K

$33,032 - $63,261 Range

Urban Outfitters
3.7

Urban Outfitters

Department Manager

$39,085

 /yr
Range: $35K - $49K

$35K

$49K

$34,952 - $48,668 Range

Crate and Barrel
3.7

Crate and Barrel

Department Manager - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $39

$15

$39

$15 - $39 Range

Office Depot
3.1

Office Depot

Department Manager - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Anthropologie
3.8

Anthropologie

Department Manager

$45,941

 /yr
Range: $33K - $48K

$33K

$48K

$33,032 - $47,544 Range

Floor and Decor
3.7

Floor and Decor

Department Manager

$49,185

 /yr
Range: $35K - $68K

$35K

$68K

$34,988 - $67,546 Range

Chicago School of Professional Psychology
3.7

Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Department Manager

$57,385

 /yr
Range: $51K - $62K

$51K

$62K

$51,395 - $61,762 Range

Guitar Center
3.3

Guitar Center

Department Manager - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $10 - $19

$10

$19

$10 - $19 Range

Costco Wholesale
4.1

Costco Wholesale

Department Manager

$71,410

 /yr
Range: $71K - $71K

$71K

$71K

$71,198 - $71,496 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Department Manager salaries

The average salary for a Department Manager is $47,314 per year in Chicago, IL Area. Salaries estimates are based on 387 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Department Manager employees in Chicago, IL Area.

The highest salary for a Department Manager in Chicago, IL Area is $80,554 per year.

The lowest salary for a Department Manager in Chicago, IL Area is $27,790 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$83,000
per year
A Department Manager reported making $83,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Hospital
$15
hourly
An Otc Department Manager reported making $15 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Department Manager reported making $18 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$24
hourly
A Department Manager reported making $24 per hour
Additional Pay
$800 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35,000
per year
An Anthropologie Home Department Manager reported making $35,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$23
hourly
A Department Manager reported making $23 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Dept. Manager reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Department Manager reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$45,000
per year
A Plumbing Department Manager reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Department Manager reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public