Computer Programmer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $61,596 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, SQL, and C#. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$39,149 - $89,873
(Median)
$39K
$62K
$90K
MEDIAN: $61,595
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$39,149 - $89,873  
   
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$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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$38,787 - $89,688  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Experience Affects Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

SQL
up arrow 12%

JavaScript
up arrow 12%

C#
up arrow 12%

C++
up arrow 9%

.NET
up arrow 7%

National Average
$63,000

Java
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 15%
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