Computer Programmer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $62,288 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are JavaScript and C#. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$39,305 - $88,232
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MEDIAN: $62,288
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Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$18.38 - $40.08
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$39,305 - $88,232  
   
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$0.00 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,000 - $87,530  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $40.08  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$40,000 - $87,530  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$63,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 12%
C#
up arrow 11%
C++
up arrow 8%
.NET
up arrow 7%
SQL
up arrow 5%
National Average
$63,000
Java
up arrow 13%

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Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 14%
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