Application Developer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for an Application Developer in Chicago, Illinois is $79,505 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft SQL Server, VB. Net, . NET, and ASP. NET Framework.

$62,837 - $106,429
$63K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,977
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Salary
$62,837 - $106,429  
   
Bonus
$1,085 - $12,095  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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$61,733 - $114,913  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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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%

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Pay by Experience Level for Application Developer

Pay by Experience for an Application Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Application Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Application Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Application Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 12 salaries. An Application Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Application Developer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Application Developer Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$84,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Application Developer Salaries


VB.Net
▲14%

▲11%

ASP.NET Framework
▲10%


National Average
$84,000

▼2%

Java
▼3%

SQL
▼5%

HTML
▼10%

jQuery
▼13%

MySQL
▼14%

▼15%

C#
▼16%

Java/J2EE
▼16%

C++
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 14%
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