Senior Software Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $94,288 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$70,442 - $119,336

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$29.09 - $82.43

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,442 - $119,336  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $13,178  
Profit Sharing
$618 - $17,452  
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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$71,374 - $127,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 329
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$29.09 - $82.43  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $60.82  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$98.63 - $13,178  
   
Profit Sharing
$618 - $17,452  
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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$71,374 - $127,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%


National Average
$98,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Linux
up arrow 6%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 3%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 2%

C#
0%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
$98,000

UNIX
up arrow 1%

Python
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 3%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
48%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 5%
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