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Want to work in Illinois as a Web Developer? Read this first!

15.1% Jobs Projection
$70,410 Median Salary
550 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Web Developers in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Web Developers in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Web Developers in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Web Developers Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 5,180 workers employed as Web Developers in this state in 2018.

There were 5,260 Web Developers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 80 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Web Developers in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,220 Web Developers working in it, which means Illinois has more Web Developers than average.

Web Developers in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Web Developers in this state are growing at a rate of 15.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 14.9%.

Job Projections for Web Developers: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 550 annual job openings, and a total of 7,020 jobs for Illinois Web Developers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 14,600 annual jobs and 187,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Web Developers Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Web Developers ranged from $39,600 to $117,550 with $70,410 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.04 to $56.52. The median hourly rate was $33.85.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $34.87 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.02.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Web Developers Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Web Developers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Web Developers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,550 $71,720
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,390 $59,150
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 180 $55,830
Champaign-Urbana, IL 130 $61,560
Peoria, IL 60 $61,200
Springfield, IL 40 $79,960

Top States for Web Developers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Web Developers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 20,170 $78,040
New York 12,030 $71,730
Texas 7,830 $70,630
Florida 7,190 $59,290
Washington 5,880 $89,660
Illinois 5,180 $70,410
Pennsylvania 4,610 $68,430
Massachusetts 4,220 $81,200
Ohio 4,100 $62,150
Virginia 3,840 $85,630
New Jersey 3,320 $78,010
North Carolina 3,320 $68,520
Missouri 3,310 $61,540
Maryland 3,110 $73,450
Wisconsin 3,030 $50,600
Minnesota 2,780 $77,880
Michigan 2,690 $63,750
Georgia 2,510 $78,070
Colorado 2,490 $71,360
Arizona 2,440 $63,430

Below are the states where Web Developers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $89,660
District of Columbia $86,580
Virginia $85,630
Massachusetts $81,200
Georgia $78,070
California $78,040
New Jersey $78,010
Minnesota $77,880
Connecticut $76,400
South Carolina $74,970

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Occupation IL Employment Total
Software Developers, Applications 30,500
Software Developers, Systems Software 17,130
Computer Programmers 11,350

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