Average Early-Career Web Developer with JavaScript Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$62,362
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$2,100
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for an Early-Career Web Developer with JavaScript skills in Chicago, Illinois is $62,362.
10%
$45k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$78k
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Salary
$45k - $78k
Bonus
$497 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$44k - $83k

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Job Description for Web Developer

Web Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software for web sites.
  • Work with designers and content producers.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.

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Popular Skills for Web Developer

Skills in Web Development and C# Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP, HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Pay by Experience Level for Web Developer

An entry-level Web Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,774 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,420 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,522 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 12.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (12.4% more) and New York, New York (10.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (9.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.2% less) and Austin, Texas (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 79 survey responses.
Entry Level
32.9%
Mid Career
43.0%
Experienced
24.1%