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Senior Software Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $93,474 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$69,341 - $118,475
(Median)
$69K
$93K
$120K
MEDIAN: $93,474
10%
50%
90%

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$27.57 - $102.76
(Median)
$28
$56
$100
MEDIAN: $55.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,341 - $118,475  
   
Bonus
$96.09 - $13,447  
Profit Sharing
$604 - $17,879  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$70,335 - $127,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 290
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$27.57 - $102.76  
   
Overtime
$31.24 - $57.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$96.09 - $13,447  
   
Profit Sharing
$604 - $17,879  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$70,335 - $127,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
$97,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Linux
up arrow 6%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
$97,000

Java
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 5%

HTML
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 13%

PL/SQL
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
49%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%