A SQL Developer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $75,188 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are ETL (Extract, transform, load), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).

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MEDIAN: $75,187
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$44,698 - $114,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects SQL Developer Salaries


National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect SQL Developer Salaries

ETL (Extract, transform, load)
up arrow 20%

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
up arrow 18%

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
up arrow 15%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 6%

Transact-SQL
0%

National Average
$76,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
54%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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