Average Early-Career Web Developer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$62,731
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,983
Bonus
$2,035
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The average salary for an Early-Career Web Developer in Chicago, Illinois is $62,731.
10%
$46k
MEDIAN
$63k
90%
$82k
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Salary
$46k - $82k
Bonus
$390 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $3k
Total Pay
$44k - $84k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PHP, HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript.

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 146 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.7%
Mid Career
46.6%
Experienced
26.7%