Senior Software Engineer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Senior Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $94,050 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.

$70,216 - $119,275
(Median)
$70K
$94K
$120K
MEDIAN: $94,050
10%
50%
90%

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$28.50 - $85.00
(Median)
$28
$50
$85
MEDIAN: $50
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,216 - $119,275  
   
Bonus
$98.14 - $13,242  
Profit Sharing
$613 - $17,617  
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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$71,068 - $127,435  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 321
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$28.50 - $85.00  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $60.82  
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.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$98.14 - $13,242  
   
Profit Sharing
$613 - $17,617  
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).
)
$71,068 - $127,435  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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 5%

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Ruby on Rails
up arrow 2%

C#
0%

National Average
$98,000

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

UNIX
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 6%

Python
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
49%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%
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