Average Web Developer with jQuery Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$63,348
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,500
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for a Web Developer with jQuery skills in Chicago, Illinois is $63,348.
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MEDIAN $63,348
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Salary
$44k - $82k
Bonus
$0 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$40k - $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.

Career Paths

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Front End Developer / Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Web Developer

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

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 $59,495 based on 7 salaries. An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,316 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,159 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,297 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 10.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (9.7% less), San Diego, California (9.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 69 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.1%
Early Career
62.3%
Mid Career
15.9%
Experienced
11.6%