Software Developer Salary in Chicago, Illinois (United States)

A Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $66,657 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$47,665 - $90,821
(Median)
48K
56K
67K
78K
91K
MEDIAN: $66,657
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Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois Total Pay (?
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$15.40 - $84.89
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,665 - $90,821  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,070  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $7,213  
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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$47,978 - $100,203  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 402
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$15.40 - $84.89  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $61.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,070  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $7,213  
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).
)
$47,978 - $100,203  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 402
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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 38%
Late-Career
up arrow 37%
National Average
$69,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

.NET
up arrow 6%
Oracle
up arrow 5%
PL/SQL
up arrow 4%
C#
up arrow 3%
SQL
up arrow 3%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
National Average
$69,000
JavaScript
up arrow 1%
C++
up arrow 2%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
ASP.NET
up arrow 4%
Java
up arrow 5%
PHP
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 6%
Python
up arrow 6%

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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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