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Senior Software Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $92,093 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$67,636 - $118,054
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$67,636 - $118,054  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $14,414  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $18,246  
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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$68,590 - $125,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$96,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Linux
up arrow 6%
Ruby on Rails
up arrow 5%
C#
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 2%
JavaScript
up arrow 1%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 1%
.NET
0%
Microsoft SQL Server
0%
National Average
$96,000
Java
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 2%
ASP.NET
up arrow 2%
HTML
up arrow 4%
UNIX
up arrow 7%
PL/SQL
up arrow 12%
C
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
51%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 5%