The average salary for an Experienced Senior Application Developer in Chicago, Illinois is $96,846.
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Job Description for Senior Application Developer
Senior application developers works with a number of programming languages and codes to provide innovative and diverse content on the Internet and mobile device; they may produce mobile apps, downloadable pieces of software available for mobile phones such as iPhone and Android. These developers code and check software applications to make sure it is in line with supervisors' specifications, as well as coordinate and oversee the work of subordinate developers. Since this industry is still growin…Read more
Senior Application Developer Tasks
- Utilize structured programming techniques to deliver a high-quality product.
- Lead evaluation and analysis of data related to application development in order improve performance of future versions.
- Establish budgets and team performance benchmarks and ensure compliance with said guidelines.
- Track, organize, and accurately document changes made to programming code.
- Gather input from users and various departments to direct development and enhance final product.
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Popular Skills for Senior Application Developer
C# Programming Language
Microsoft SQL Server
Skills in C# Programming Language, Microsoft SQL Server and ASP.NET Framework are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Application Developer
A mid-career Senior Application Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $95,404 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,009.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Application Developer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.8% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.9% more).
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