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Programmer Lead Computer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$119,331 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Programmer Lead Computer is $119,331 a year and $57 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Programmer Lead Computer is between $83,157 and $148,348. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Programmer Lead Computer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Aids in the adherence to planning, policies, practices, and personnel while overseeing a computer programming project or group of programmers.
  • Assigns, coordinates, and reviews work of programming personnel.
  • Plans, schedules, and directs preparation of programs to process data and solve problems by use of computers.
Programmer Lead Computer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Computer Programmers

Job family population: 247,690

Estimated population of Programmer Lead Computer jobs: 50,608

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Programmer Lead Computer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Certified Salesforce Developer - Technical Lead Position-on w2
May 22
Lake County, IL, USA
Asen Computer Associates
Certified Sales force Developer - Technical Lead Position-on w2​ Period : 6+ months extendable Pay Rate:90/hr on w2 Work Location: Lake County,Illinois-60064 ****We require a Certified Salesforce ...
Architect/Lead Developer (JAVE/.NET)-on w2
May 4
North Chicago, IL, USA
Asen Computer Associates
Immediate Requirement - Architect/Lead Developer (JAVE/.NET)-on w2 * Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) experience is required for all projects . Contract Period : 06/03/2019 to 12/31/2019 Pay Rate ...
Lead Engineers #SNPSJ
May 12
Chicago, United States
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion, LLC seeks Lead Engineers for Chicago, IL location to design, implement & support ... Master's in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/any Engineering field plus 2 years experience or ...
Lead Java Engineer, Employer Engagement - Chicago
May 22
Chicago, Illinois, USA
About the Job The Employer Engagement team is looking for a Lead Java Engineer to help build out a ... Strong Computer Science fundamentals and knowledge of algorithms, data structures, and object ...
Lead Networking and Automation Engineer
May 14
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Request Technology - Craig Johnson
Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeeking a Lead Networking and Automation Engineer. ... Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication, IT, or Computer Science highly desired; Master's degree ...
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