Average Early-Career Application Developer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$71,621
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$5,000
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Application Developer in Chicago, Illinois is $71,621.
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$50k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$96k
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Salary
$50k - $96k
Bonus
$503 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$48k - $99k

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Job Description for Application Developer

Application Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software.
  • Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.
  • Write, modify, and debug software.
  • Design and develop application components.

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Popular Skills for Application Developer

Skills in Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language, SQL and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Application Developer

An entry-level Application Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,240 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Application Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,134 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Application Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,137 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $96,803.
Employees with Application Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (15.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (16.5% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (13.3% less) and Columbus, Ohio (11.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 55 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.7%
Mid Career
41.8%
Experienced
29.1%
Late Career
16.4%