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Computer Programmer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $62,471 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, C#, and SQL. 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.
$39,149 - $88,670
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $62,470
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$39,149 - $88,670  
   
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$0.00 - $10,033  
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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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$39,524 - $87,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Experience Affects Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Computer Programmer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 13%

C#
up arrow 12%

SQL
up arrow 11%

.NET
up arrow 8%

C++
0%

National Average
$62,000

Java
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 15%