The average salary for an Early-Career Web Developer in Chicago, Illinois is $62,731.
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Job Description for Web Developer
Most of the time, web developers work in an office. Web developers build the backbone of websites. Employers often require candidates to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, informational technology, or another relevant fields. However, some companies will accept candidates with enough years of experience in lieu of bachelor's degree requirements. They must have excellent oral and written communication skills. They must have good presentation skills. They must be able …Read more
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
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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 $57,051 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,307 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,054 based on 39 salaries.
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Employees with Web Developer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (8.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (10.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (10.3% less) and Austin, Texas (4.9% less).
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