Average Early-Career Computer Programmer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$62,288
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$44k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$81k

The average salary for a Computer Programmer is $62,288

Base Salary
$44k - $81k
Bonus
$1k - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$39k - $89k
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What Do Computer Programmers Do?

Computer Programmer Tasks
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for server applications.
  • Write code to create multi-threaded, networked server applications.
  • Use source debuggers, program dumps, and performance monitoring tools.
  • Test and document software for server applications.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
85.7%
Female
14.3%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

64%

Dental

36%

Vision

36%

None

36%