The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois is $78,400 per year.

$58,575 - $106,859
(Median)
$59K
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MEDIAN: $78,399
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Salary
$58,575 - $106,859  
   
Bonus
$505 - $11,961  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$60,155 - $112,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
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C#
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C# Programming Language
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.NET
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C++
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ASP.NET Framework
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ASP.NET
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National Average
$81,000

HTML
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JavaScript
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SQL
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PHP
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Python
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Java
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MySQL
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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