Average Web Developer with PHP Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$59,924
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,032
Bonus
$2,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Web Developer with PHP skills in Chicago, Illinois is $59,924.
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MEDIAN $59,924
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Salary
$45k - $78k
Bonus
$250 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$42k - $79k

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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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Web Developer
Senior Web Developer
Software Engineer
Front End Developer / Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Web Developer

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

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 $52,981 based on 7 salaries. An early career Web Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,260 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Web Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,395 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Web Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,045 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Web Developer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 15.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.6% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (16.2% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (14.5% less) and San Diego, California (9.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 81 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
63.0%
Mid Career
14.8%
Experienced
13.6%