Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois is $101,031 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$80,018 - $133,011
$80K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $101,400
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$30.91 - $96.96
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$97
MEDIAN: $57.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$80,018 - $133,011  
   
Bonus
$1,515 - $18,080  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,127  
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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$82,948 - $142,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 283
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$30.91 - $96.96  
   
Overtime
$49.13  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,515 - $18,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $17,127  
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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$82,948 - $142,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 71 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 115 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 32 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲17%

▲8%

National Average
$106,000

▼4%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries


▲3%

Python
▼0%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$106,000

▼1%

SQL
▼3%


▼5%

C#
▼6%

▼6%

▼8%

C++
▼9%

▼10%


C
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 5%
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