The average pay for an Experienced Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois is $91,173 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Java and JavaScript.

$63,886 - $130,187
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MEDIAN: $91,173
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$63,886 - $130,187  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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$69,343 - $145,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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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Key Stats for Software Developer

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
088
10-19 years
89%
20 years or more
11%
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Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

Java
up arrow 28%

JavaScript
up arrow 12%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

HTML
0%

ASP.NET Framework
0%

National Average
$93,000

SQL
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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