Software Developer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $67,002 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$48,206 - $91,881
(Median)
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67K
79K
92K
MEDIAN: $67,002
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Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois Salary (?
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$15.57 - $84.61
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,206 - $91,881  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,120  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $16,000  
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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$48,453 - $101,584  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 369
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$15.57 - $84.61  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $61.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,120  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $16,000  
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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$48,453 - $101,584  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%
Late-Career
up arrow 36%
National Average
$70,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 7%
.NET
up arrow 5%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
PL/SQL
up arrow 3%
C#
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 2%
National Average
$70,000
C++
up arrow 2%
JavaScript
up arrow 2%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 5%
ASP.NET
up arrow 5%
Python
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 6%
PHP
up arrow 6%
Linux
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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