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Average Web Developer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$64,506
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,336
Bonus
$2,056
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Web Developer in Chicago, Illinois is $64,506.
10%
$46k
MEDIAN
$65k
90%
$84k
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$46k - $84k
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$44k - $87k
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What Do Web Developers Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Web Developer

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Web Developers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Web Developers?

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 $56,512 based on 30 salaries. An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,796 based on 192 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,475 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,710 based on 28 salaries.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 13.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.0% more) and New York, New York (6.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (9.6% less), Austin, Texas (8.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 307 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
62.5%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
9.1%