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Senior Software Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $93,266 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$68,401 - $118,660
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $93,265
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,401 - $118,660  
   
Bonus
$5.07 - $13,178  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $18,000  
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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$69,313 - $127,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 259
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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.

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
$97,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Linux
up arrow 6%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 3%

C#
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

National Average
$97,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 4%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 5%

C
up arrow 13%

PL/SQL
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 5%