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Software Developer Salary in Chicago, Illinois

A Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $68,168 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
$48,683 - $95,112
(Median)
49K
58K
68K
81K
95K
MEDIAN: $68,168
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$16.11 - $83.88
(Median)
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84
MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,683 - $95,112  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,179  
Profit Sharing
$1,930 - $7,096  
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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$48,942 - $105,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 402
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $83.88  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $58.73  
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
$0.00 - $10,179  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,930 - $7,096  
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).
)
$48,942 - $105,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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 36%

Late-Career
up arrow 35%


National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

.NET
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 2%

PL/SQL
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

National Average
$71,000

C++
up arrow 1%

Python
up arrow 2%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 6%

Java
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 8%

Linux
up arrow 8%

PHP
up arrow 8%

VB.Net
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%